Scaly-breasted hummingbird

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Scaly-breasted hummingbird
Scaly-breasted Hummingbird - Sarapiqui - Costa Rica S4E0291 (26084747394).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Phaeochroa
Gould, 1861
Species: P. cuvierii
Binomial name
Phaeochroa cuvierii
(Delattre & Bourcier, 1846)
Phaeochroa cuvierii map.svg
Range of P. cuvierii
  • Campylopterus cuvierii

The scaly-breasted hummingbird (Phaeochroa cuvierii) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is monotypic for its genus.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is found in Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest.


The following subspecies are recognized:[2]