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
Synonyms
  • 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.

Subespecies[edit]

The following subspecies are recognized:[2]

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