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Apodiformes (Hummingbirds, Swifts and Treeswifts)

 

Family: Apodidae (Swifts)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Aerodramus manuoi Steadman, 2002 Mangaia swiftlet Holocene Mangaia, Cook Islands Extinct Access
Aerodramus spodiopygius ingens Salomonsen, 1983 Southern Vanuatu white-rumped swiftlet, White-rumped swiftlet, Southern Vanuatu swiftlet 1971 Vanuatu (Anatom, Erromango & Tanna) Missing? Access
Tachornis uranoceles Olson, 1982 - Late Pleistocene Puerto Rico Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Hemiprocnidae (Treeswifts)

—No subordinate taxa

 

Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Amazilia alfaroana Underwood, 1896 Alfaro's hummingbird, Indigo-capped hummingbird, Miravalles hummingbird, Guanacaste hummingbird 1895 Miravalles Volcano, Costa Rica Missing Access
Amazilia castaneiventris Gould, 1856 Chestnut-bellied hummingbird - Colombia Rediscovered Access
Amazilia distans Wetmore & Phelps, 1956 Táchira emerald pre-1957 Venezuela Invalid (hybrid) Access
Amazilia luciae (Lawrence, 1867) Honduran emerald - Honduras Rediscovered Access
Chaetocercus harterti (Simon, 1901) Hartert's woodstar pre-1902 Colombia Invalid (hybrid) Access
Chalcostigma purpureicauda Hartert, 1898 Purple-tailed thornbill   "Bogotá" (trade skin) Invalid (hybrid) Access
Chlorostilbon bracei Lawrence, 1877 Brace's emerald July 1877 New Providence Island, Bahamas Extinct Access
Chlorostilbon elegans Gould, 1860 Gould's emerald, Elegant emerald, Caribbean emerald pre-1861 Caribbean? Extinct Access
Coeligena orina Wetmore, 1953 Dusky starfrontlet - Colombia (north-west) Rediscovered Access
Coeligena traviesi Mulsant & Verreaux, 1866 Travie's inca, Lilac-spotted star-frontlet, Lilac-fronted starfrontlet, Lilac-spotted star-frontlet pre-1867 Colombia Invalid (hybrid) Access
Cyanomyia microrhyncha Elliot, 1876 Small-billed azurecrown pre-1877 Honduras Invalid (synonym) Access
Discosura letitiae Bourcier & Mulsant, 1852 Coppery thorntail pre-1853 Bolivia (more likely) or Brazil (less likely) Missing Access
Eriocnemis godini Bourcier, 1851 Turquoise-throated puffleg 1800's (1850 or later) Ecuador (northern) Missing Access
Eriocnemis isaacsonii (Parzudaki, 1845) Isaacson's puffleg pre-1846? "Bogotá" (trade skin) Invalid (hybrid) Access
Eriocnemis mirabilis Meyer de Schauensee, 1967 Colorful puffleg, Colourful puffleg - Colombia Rediscovered Access
Eriocnemis nigrivestis (Bourcier & Mulsant, 1852) Black-breasted puffleg - Ecuador Rediscovered Access
Eriocnemis soederstroemi Butler, 1926 Soderstrom's puffleg pre-1927 Ecuador (western) Invalid (hybrid) Access
Heliangelus squamigularis Gould, 1871 Olive-throated sunangel   Colombia? Invalid (hybrid) Access
Heliangelus zusii Graves, 1993 Bogotá sunangel 1909 Colombia? Invalid (hybrid) Access
Hylocharis pyropygia Salvin & Godman, 1881 Flame-rumped sapphire ? Bahía?, Brazil Invalid (hybrid) Access
Loddigesia mirabilis (Bourcier, 1847) Marvelous spatuletail, Marvelous spatuletail - Peru Rediscovered Access
Lophornis brachylophus Moore, 1949 Short-crested coquette - México Rediscovered Access
Neolesbia nehrkorni (Berlepsch, 1887) Nehrkorn's sylph ? Colombia Invalid (hybrid) Access
Oxypogon cyanolaemus Salvin & Godman, 1880 Blue-bearded helmetcrest - Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia Rediscovered Access
Sephanoides fernandensis leyboldi Gould, 1870 Alejandro Selkirk firecrown, Leybold's fire-crown 1908 Alejandro Selkirk Island (=Isla Alejandro Selkirk = Isla Masafuera), Chile Invalid (synonym) Access
Thalurania lerchi Mulsant & Verreaux, 1872 Lerch's woodnymph ? "Bogotá" (trade skin) Invalid (hybrid) Access
Zodalia glyceria (Gould, 1858) Purple-tailed comet ? Popayán, Colombia Invalid (hybrid) Access