Short-crested Coquette

Short-crested Coquette
Short-crested Coquette
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Lophornis
Species: L. brachylophus
Binomial name
Lophornis brachylophus
R. T. Moore, 1949

The Short-crested Coquette, Coquette Du Guerrero, Coqueta Cresticorta, or Coqueta De Guerrero (Lophornis brachylophus) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found only in Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montanes and plantations . It is threatened by habitat loss.


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