Antillean crested hummingbird

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Antillean crested hummingbird
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Antillean crested hummingbird in Morne Diablotins National Park, Dominica
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Orthorhyncus
Lacépède, 1799
Species: O. cristatus
Binomial name
Orthorhyncus cristatus

Trochilus cristatus Linnaeus, 1758

The Antillean crested hummingbird (Orthorhyncus cristatus) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. 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, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Lesser Antilles

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, semiarid forest and heavily degraded former forest.


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