Antillean mango

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Antillean mango
Antillean Mango.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Anthracothorax
Species:
A. dominicus
Binomial name
Anthracothorax dominicus
(Linnaeus, 1766)
Anthracothorax dominicus map.svg
Distribution of Antillean Mango
Synonyms

Trochilus dominicus Linnaeus, 1766

The Antillean mango (Anthracothorax dominicus) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico, the British Virgin Islands, and Virgin Islands, U.S..

The Antillean Mango is endemic to the West Indies.

Females and young birds are white-gray breasted. Adult females has red-terracota colored tail with small white tips at the end. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, and heavily degraded former forest.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Anthracothorax dominicus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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