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Anthracothorax prevostiiLesson, 1832Anthracothorax prevostii
Common Name: Green-breasted Mango, Mango pechiverde, Colibri garganta negra

PhylumClassOrderFamilyGenusSpecies
ChordataAvesApodiformesTrochilidaeAnthracothoraxprevostii
Habitat
Can be found in open areas with trees, shrubby clearings and along tree-boarded streams.
Distribution
Reported from Eastern Mexico to Central Costa Rica; Colombia and northern Venezuela; western Ecuador and northwestern Peru. In Panama it was found on the western and central parts of the country.
Natural History Notes
Conservation status according to IUCN 2008 Red list: Least Concern (LC).
It is a resident species.
Characteristics
This species has a total length of 11.43 cm (measured from tip of bill to end of tail). The males have a beautiful mixture of metallic green upperparts and brilliant green lowerparts, with a more bluish belly center and breast. The tail is purple but has a black tip. On the other hand, the females have also green upperparts but are mostly white below with stripes of greenish-blue. The tail is black but the outer feathers are somehow tipped white.
In Bocas Del Toro
Reported ByAndrew Kratter
LocalityIsla Colon; ponds 1 km west of La Gruta
Isla Cristobal
Tierra oscura
Tranquilo Bay
Zapatillas: Cay No.2
Loma Partida
Buena Esperanza
Canal-Changuinola: Entrada Canal
Isla Colón (Bocas): Y & Bluff
Compiled by
Zoe Joly-Lopez
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Anthracothorax prevostii
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Reference
IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org.

Olson, S. l. 1993. Contributions to avian biogeography from the archipelago and lowlands of Bocas del Toro, Panama. auk 110:100-108.

Ridgely, Robert. S. and John. A. Gwynne. Jr. 1989. A Guide to the Birds of Panama. Second Edition. Princeton University Press. Princeton, New Jersey. 534 p.

Van Bael, Sunshine A., Bichier, Peter, Ochoa, Isis and Greenberg, Russell. 2007. Bird diversity in cacao farms and forest fragments of western Panama. Biodiversity and Conservation 16: 2245-2256.
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