Jules Bourcier (1797, Cuisery – 9 March 1873, Batignolles) was a French naturalist.
Bourcier was an expert on hummingbirds, and named a number of new species, either alone or with other ornithologists such as Adolphe Delattre and Martial Etienne Mulsant. The following hummingbird species bear his name:
Bourcier was the French consul to Ecuador from 1849 to 1850. In 1857 he became a corresponding member of the "Société linnéenne de Lyon".
- Descriptions de nouvelles espèces d'oiseaux-mouches, 1839 (with Martial Étienne Mulsant & Jules Verreaux).
- Collection typique d'oiseaux mouches (Trochilidés), 1874 (posthumous).
- Beolens, Bo & Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird?: Men and women commemorated in the common names of birds, Christopher Helm, London.