Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Violet-chested Hummingbird (Sternoclyta cyanopectus) - HBW 5, p. 619

French: Colibri à poitrine violette German: Veilchenbrustkolibri Spanish: Colibrí Pechiazul

Taxonomy: Trochilus (Lampornis) cyanopectus Gould, 1846, Neiguata Plantation, near Camburi Grande, La Guaira, Venezuela.
Genus sometimes merged into Heliodoxa. Monotypic.

Distribution: N Venezuela, in Andes of Táchira, Mérida and Lara and coastal mountains E to Miranda.

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