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    snowcap (Microchera albocoronata) ornith. - colibri à coiffe blanche, m - colibri à couronne blanche, m (Microchera albocoronata)


     ... Taxonomy in detail

    Scientific name   Microchera albocoronata

    Authority      (Lawrence, 1855)


    Common names

    English      Snowcap

    Taxonomic sources   del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Non-passerines. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.    ...

     ... Snowcap

    At a Glance

       Scientific Name: Microchera albocoronata

     ... The striking Snowcap, like the Honduran Emerald and Mangrove Hummingbird, is found only in Central America. It is uncommon across its range, but when seen, it is unforgettable. The male's plumage is a unique mix of iridescent bronzes, purples, and dark reds, contrasting with a shining white cap that stands out like a beacon in the shade of the humid forests where this species occurs. Typical of many hummingbirds, the female Snowcap has more subdued plumage — green above and white beneath, without the flashy white cap.

    Additional features make this Central American specialty a sought-after sighting. ...

     The Snowcap (Microchera albocoronata) ranges from Honduras to western Panama, but it can be extremely local and hard to find. It is a tiny bird, only about 2 1/2 inches long. When flying through dark forest understory, it sometimes looks like an insect with a headlight since the white cap is quite visible. This individual, a male, was photographed at Rancho Naturalista, near Turrialba, Provincia de Cartago, Costa Rica in October 1995. ...


    Your guide to North American Birds

     ... Apodiformes are small birds like swifts and hummingbirds. Swifts are like swallows and will caught food by eating insects in flight. Hummingbirds are the only birds who can fly backwards and fly at 70-200 wgps (wing beats per second). Here’s a list of swifts and hummingbirds of North America. ...

     ... Snowcap (Microchera albocoronata)

    Coppery-headed Emerald (Microchera cupreiceps)

    White-tailed Emerald (Microchera chionura)

    Violet-capped Hummingbird (Goldmania violiceps)

    Pirre Hummingbird (Goldmania bella) ...

     Microchera albocoronata (Lawrence, 1855)

     ...  Taxonomy and Nomenclature           

        Kingdom:   Animalia   

        Taxonomic Rank:   Species   

        Synonym(s):   Mellisuga albocoronata Lawrence, 1855

        Common Name(s):   Snowcap [English]

        Taxonomic Status:       Current Standing:   valid          

        Data Quality Indicators:   Record Credibility Rating:   verified - standards met ...

     The snowcap (Microchera albocoronata) is a small hummingbird.


    This is a tiny hummingbird, 6.5 cm long and 2.5 g in weight, with a short black bill and black legs. The adult male snowcap is unmistakable. It has the shining white cap which gives this species its English and scientific names, a deep purple body, and white outer tail feathers. The adult female is bronze-green above, dull white below, and has dull white outer tail feathers. She has more white below than other female hummingbirds. Juvenile snowcaps resemble the adult female, but are duller, have greyer underparts, and bronzed central tail feathers. The purple plumage of young males starts on the underparts as a striking dark central line.



    The nest is a small cup of plant down and cobwebs decorated with green moss or lichen, which is attached to a small twig or vine. The two white elongated eggs are incubated for just over two weeks, and the female feeds the young on regurgitated nectar and insects. ...

     Le Colibri à coiffe blanche ou colibri à couronne blanche (Microchera albocoronata) est une espèce d'oiseaux de la famille des Trochilidae, l'unique représentant du genre Microchera.


    Il est présent au Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua et Panama.


    Ses habitats sont les forêts tropicales et subtropicales humides de basses et hautes altitudes. On la trouve aussi sur les sites d'anciennes forêts lourdement dégradées. ...

     Colibri à coiffe blanche

    Microchera albocoronata - Snowcap

     ... Description identification

    Colibri à coiffe blanche (Microchera albocoronata) est un oiseau qui appartient à la famille des Trochilidés.

     ... Habitat

    Forêt : humide de plaine, montagneuse humide ; Zones artificielles terrestres : ancienne forêt

     ... Descripteur   Lawrence, 1855

    Biométrie         Taille    : 7 cm ...

      colibri à coiffe blanche

    Domaine      zoologie > ornithologie

    Auteur   Commission internationale des noms français des oiseaux, 1993

    Note   Ordre : Apodiformes; famille : Trochilidae. 


    colibri à coiffe blanche  n. m.

    colibri à couronne blanche  n. m.

     ... Latin

    Auteur   Commission internationale des noms français des oiseaux, 1993

    Terme   Microchera albocoronata  ...

     Colibri à coiffe blanche

    Apodiformes > Trochilidae > Microchera albocoronata*        (Lawrence, 1855)

    Snowcap (en) ;Schneekrönchen (de) ;Capo di neve (it) ;Colibrí coroniblanco (es)

    Note : aussi Schneekappenkolibri (de).

     ... Habitat : Forêt tropicale et subtropicale humide de plaine ou de montagne ; zones de forêts tropicales et subtropicales fortement dégradées.

     ... Région : Amérique ( 4 pays afficher/cacher )

    Statut :    Non-critique, population en baisse ...

     ... Guide d'identification CITES – Oiseaux

    Guide d'identification des oiseaux protégés par la Convention sur le commerce international des espèces de faune et de flore sauvages menacées d'extinction ...

     ... Une initiative du Service canadien de la faune d’Environnement Canada et du Cégep de Baie-Comeau ...

     ... Coliazul(es)      Spp.         N.C-C, *ET

    Colibri à couronne blanche   Microchera albocoronata   C, *TO

    Colibri à gorge blanche   Leucochloris albicollis   C, *TO

    Colibri à gorge grenat   Lamprolaima rhami      C, *TO

    Colibri à menton bleu   Chlorestes notatus      C, *TO ...

     Colibri à coiffe blanche

    Microchera albocoronata (Lawrence, 1855)

     ...  Ordre:    Apodiformes

    Famille:       Trochilidae

    Genre:        Microchera

    scientifique:    Microchera albocoronata

     ... Citation:    (Lawrence, 1855) ...

     ... français:   Colibri à coiffe blanche, Colibri à couronne blanche ...

    Author no me bré (700807) 21 Aug 22, 13:45
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