Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Scintillant Hummingbird (Selasphorus scintilla) - HBW 5, p. 678

French: Colibri scintillant German: Orangekehlelfe Spanish: Colibrí Centelleante

Taxonomy: Trochilus (Selasphorus) scintilla Gould, 1851, Volcán de Chiriquí, 9000 feet [c. 2750 m], Panama.
Probably forms a superspecies with S. ardens. “S. underwoodii” is a hybrid between present species and S. flammula. Monotypic.

Distribution: Mountains from NC Costa Rica to W Panama, principally on Pacific slope.

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