Order
Caprimulgiformes
Family
Trochilidae
Genus
Atthis
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SPECIES

Wine-throated Hummingbird Atthis ellioti

Walter A. Thurber, Thomas S. Schulenberg, and Carolyn W. Sedgwick
Version: 1.0 — Published March 29, 2013

Distribution

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Distribution in the Americas

Wine-throated Hummingbird is resident in the highlands from southern Mexico (in Chiapas) south through Guatemala to northern El Salvador and Honduras (Griscom 1932, Friedmann et al. 1950, Monroe 1968, Howell and Webb 1995, Eisermann and Avendaño 2007).

The elevational range of Wine-throated Hummingbird is 1500-3500 m (Howell and Webb 1995).

Distribution outside the Americas

Endemic to the Americas.

Habitat

Wine-throated Hummingbird occurs in humid to semihumid pine-oak forest, evergreen forest, forest edge, shrubby growth adjacent to forest, and clearings with flowers (Howell and Webb 1995, Parker et al. 1996).

Historical changes

None reported.

Fossil history

None reported.

Distribution of the Wine-throated Hummingbird
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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the Wine-throated Hummingbird

Recommended Citation

Thurber, W. A., T. S. Schulenberg, and C. W. Sedgwick (2013). Wine-throated Hummingbird (Atthis ellioti), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.withum1.01