Black-crested coquette

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Black-crested coquette
Black-crested Coquette.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Lophornis
L. helenae
Binomial name
Lophornis helenae
(Delattre, 1843)

The black-crested coquette (Lophornis helenae) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, and heavily degraded former forest.

Black-crested coquette feeding on blue porterweeds.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Lophornis helenae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.