Archilochus (bird)

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Archilochus
Rubythroathummer65.jpg
Male ruby-throated hummingbird
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Subfamily: Trochilinae
Genus: Archilochus
L. Reichenbach, 1854
Species

2, see text

Archilochus is a genus of hummingbirds. It consists of two small migratory species which breed in North America and winter in Central America, Mexico and the southern United States.

They are:

References[edit]

"National Geographic" Field Guide to the Birds of North America ISBN 0-7922-6877-6

Male black-chinned hummingbird