Slender sheartail

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Slender sheartail
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Doricha
D. enicura
Binomial name
Doricha enicura
Vieillot, 1818

The slender sheartail (Doricha enicura) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forest and heavily degraded former forest.


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