Golden-crowned Emerald Chlorostilbon auriceps

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: MarĂ®a del Coro Arizmendi


Arizmendi, M.C., and J.F. Ornelas 1990. Hummingbirds and their floral resources in a tropical dry forest in west Mexico. Biotropica 22: 172-180.

BirdLife International. 2013. Species factsheet: Golden-crowned Emerald Chlorostilbon auriceps. Downloaded from BirdLife International on 22 February 2013.

Cory, C. B. 1918. Catalogue of birds of the Americas. Part II, number 1. Field Museum of Natural History Zoological Series volume 13, part 2, number 1.

DesGranges, J.-L., and P.R. Grant. 1980. Migrant hummingbirds' accomodation into tropical communities. Pages 395-409 in A. Keast and E.S. Morton (editors), Migrant birds in the Neotropics: ecology, behavior, distribution, and conservation. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.

Dunning, J. B., Jr. 2008. CRC handbook of avian body masses. Second edition. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida.

Eisenmann, E. 1955. The species of Middle American birds. Transactions of the Linnean Society of New York 7: 1-128.

Friedmann, H., L. Griscom, and R. T. Moore. 1950. Distributional check-list of the birds of Mexico. Part 1. Pacific Coast Avifauna number 29.

Howell, S.N.G. 1993. Taxonomy and distribution of the hummingbird genus Chlorostilbon in Mexico and Central America. Euphonia 2: 25-37.

Howell, S.N.G., and S. Webb 1995. A guide to the birds of Mexico and northern Central America. Oxford University Press, New York, New York.

McGuire, J.A., C.C. Witt, D.L. Altshuler, and J.V. Remsen, Jr. 2007. Phylogenetic systematics and biogeography of hummingbirds: Bayesian and maximum likelihood analyses of partitioned data and selection of an appropriate partitioning strategy. Systematic Biology 56: 837-856.

McGuire, J.A., C.C. Witt., J.V. Remsen, Jr,. R. Dudley, and D.L. Altshuler. 2009. A higher-level taxonomy for hummingbirds. Journal of Ornithology 150: 155-165.

Moore, R.T. 1938. Unusual birds and extensions of ranges in Sonora, Sinaloa and Chihuahua, Mexico. Condor 40: 23-28.

Peters, J.L. 1945. Check-list of birds of the world. Volume 5. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Remsen, J.V., Jr., F.G. Stiles, and P.E. Scott. 1986. Frequency of arthropods in stomachs of tropical hummingbirds. Auk 103: 436-441.

Ridgway, R. 1911. The birds of North and Middle America. Part V. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 50, part 5.

Rowley, J.S. 1966. Breeding records of birds of the Sierra Madre del Sur, Oaxaca, Mexico. Proceedings of the Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology 1: 107-204.

Schuchmann, K.-L. 1999. Pages 468-680 in J. del Hoyo, J., A. Elliott, and J. Sargatal. Handbook of the birds of the world. Volume 5. Barn-Owls to hummingbirds. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

SEMARNAT. 2002. Norma Oficial Mexicana NOM-059-SEMARNAT -2001, Protección ambiental - Especies nativas de México de flora y fauna silvestres-Categorías de riesgo y especificaciones para su inclusión, exclusión o cambio-Lista de especies en riesgo. Diario Oficial de la Federación, Miércoles 6 de Marzo de 2002 (Segunda Sección). México, D. F.

Simon, E. 1921. Histoire naturelle des Trochilidae (Synopsis et Catalogue). L. Mulo, Paris.

Wagner, H.O. 1957. The molting periods of Mexican hummingbirds. Auk 74: 251-257.

Wolf, L.L. 1964. Nesting of the Fork-tailed Emerald in Oaxaca, Mexico. Condor 66: 51-55.

Zimmer, J.T. 1950.Studies of Peruvian birds. Number 58. The genera Chlorostilbon, Thalurania, Hylocharis, and Chrysuronia. American Museum Novitates number 1474.

Recommended Citation

Arizmendi, M. d. C. (2013). Golden-crowned Emerald (Chlorostilbon auriceps), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.