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species

Violet-crowned Hummingbird
Amazilia violiceps (Gould, 1859)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Apodiformes »  family Trochilidae - hummingbirds »  genus Amazilia

Scientific synonyms

Agyrtria violiceps (Gould, 1859)
Cyanomyia salvini Brewster, 1893
Uranomitra salvini (Brewster, 1893)
Amazilia salvini (Brewster, 1893)
Trochilus verticalis Deppe, 1830
Amazilia verticalis (Deppe, 1830)

Least Concern

Images

Amazilia violiceps - Violet-crowned Hummingbird

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Amazilia violiceps - Violet-crowned Hummingbird

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Amazilia violiceps ellioti (Berlepsch, 1889)
subspecies Amazilia violiceps violiceps (Gould, 1859)

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Amazilia violiceps]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22687624]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Amazilia violiceps (Gould, 1859)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [55498]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Amazilia violiceps Gould, 1859]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Amazilia violiceps (Gould, 1859)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Agyrtria violiceps (Gould, 1859)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Amazilia violiceps]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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