Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Spot-throated Hummingbird (Leucippus taczanowskii) - HBW 5, p. 592

French: Colibri de Taczanowski German: Taczanowskikolibri Spanish: Colibrí de Taczanowski
Other common names: Taczanowski’s White-throat

Taxonomy: Thaumasius taczanowskii P. L. Sclater, 1879, Guajungo, Cajamarca, Peru.
Formerly placed in monospecific genus Thaumasius, or with L. chlorocercus and sometimes L. hypostictus in Talaphorus. Proposed race fractus, from Huancabamba (N Peru), doubtfully distinct. Monotypic.

Distribution: W slope of C Andes in N & C Peru.

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