Green-throated carib

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Green-throated Carib
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Green-throated Carib in Coulibistrie, Dominica
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Eulampis
Species: E. holosericeus
Binomial name
Eulampis holosericeus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
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Green-throated carib in Barbados

The Green-throated Carib (Eulampis holosericeus) is a species of hummingbird found throughout the Caribbean region.

It is found in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, north-east Puerto Rico, Saba, Saint-Barthélemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint Eustatius, the British Virgin Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Its natural habitat is heavily degraded former forest.


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