Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Oaxaca Hummingbird (Eupherusa cyanophrys) - HBW 5, p. 579

French: Colibri d’Oaxaca German: Blauscheitelkolibri Spanish: Colibrí Oaxaqueño
Other common names: Blue-capped Hummingbird

Taxonomy: Eupherusa cyanophrys Rowley and Orr, 1964, 11 miles [c. 18 km] south of Juchatengo, south-western Oaxaca, Mexico.
Forms a superspecies with E. poliocerca and E. eximia; sometimes regarded as a race of former, but morphological differences justify status as separate full species. Monotypic.

Distribution: Mountains of S Oaxaca (SC Mexico).

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