Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) - HBW 5, p. 671

French: Colibri à gorge rubis German: Rubinkehlkolibri Spanish: Colibrí Gorgirrubí

Taxonomy: Trochilus Colubris Linnaeus, 1758, South Carolina.
Genus sometimes merged into Mellisuga; alternatively linked with Selasphorus. On occasion, considered to form a superspecies with A. alexandri; some authors would also include Calypte costae. Monotypic.

Distribution: S Canada (C Alberta E to Nova Scotia) and C & E USA (North Dakota E to Maine, and S to S Texas and Florida. Winters from C Mexico to W Panama, and also in S Florida (USA)

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