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Blue-capped hummingbird (female)
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Eupherusa
Binomial name
Eupherusa cyanophrys

The blue-capped hummingbird or Oaxaca hummingbird (Eupherusa cyanophrys) is a species of hummingbird. It is endemic to subtropical moist forest in the southernmost part of the Sierra Madre del Sur in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. Its tiny range is threatened by habitat loss.

Like the White-tailed hummingbird, it is sometimes thought to be a subspecies of the more common Stripe-tailed hummingbird.

  • BirdLife International 2004. Eupherusa cyanophrys. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007.

See also

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