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Snowcap
Microchera albocoronata (Lawrence, 1855)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
  Microchera

Scientific:
  Microchera albocoronata

Citation:
  (Lawrence, 1855)

Reference:
  Ann.Lyc.Nat.Hist.N.Y. 6 p.137 pl.4

Protonym:
  Mellisuga albo-coronata

Avibase ID:
  B99E16AF5CC5058A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B99E16AF

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555183

Geographic range:

  • Microchera albocoronata albocoronata: Atlantic and Pacific slopes of w-central Panama
  • Microchera albocoronata parvirostris: Caribbean slope of s Honduras to s Costa Rica and (?) Panama
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Snowcap
Czech:
  kolibřík běločelý
German:
  Schneekappenkolibri
Danish:
  Purpursnekrone
Spanish:
  Colibrí Coroniblanco
Finnish:
  lumilakkikolibri
French:
  Colibri à coiffe blanche
Italian:
  Capo di neve
Japanese:
  wataboushihachidori
Japanese:
  ワタボウシハチドリ
Dutch:
  Witkruinkolibrie
Norwegian:
  Snøkronekolibri
Polish:
  karliczek
Portuguese:
  Beija-flor-de-cabeça-branca
Russian:
  Снежношапочный колибри
Slovak:
  kolibrík bieločelý
Swedish:
  snöhätta
Chinese:
  白顶蜂鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Colibri à coiffe blanche ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Colibri à coiffe blanche ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Microchera albocoronata [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Microchera albo-coronata [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Microchera albo-coronata [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Snowcap ( Microchera albocoronata) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Microchera albocoronata [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Microchera albocoronata [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Colibrí de còfia blanca
Czech: kolibřík běločelý, Kolibrík svetlokorunkatý
Danish: Purpursnekrone
German: Schneekappenkolibri, Schneekrönchen
English: Costa Rican Snowcap, Snowcap, Veraguan Snowcap, White-crowned Hummingbird
Spanish: Colibrí Coroniblanco, Colibrí coroninevada, Copete de nieve, Copete Nevado, Copo de Nieve, Gorra Nivosa
Spanish (Costa Rica): Copete de nieve
Spanish (Spain): Colibrí Coroniblanco
Spanish (Honduras): Colibrí coroninevada
Spanish (Nicaragua): Copete Nevado
Spanish (Panama): Gorra Nivosa
Finnish: Lumilakkikolibri
French: Colibri à coiffe blanche, Colibri à couronne blanche
Hungarian: hósapkás kolibri
Italian: Capo di neve, Colibrì corona di neve
Japanese: wataboushihachidori
Japanese: ワタボウシハチドリ
Latin: Mellisuga albo-coronata, Microchera albocoronata, Microchera albo-coronata, Microchera albocoronata albocoronata
Lithuanian: Mikrochera
Dutch: Witkruinkolibrie
Norwegian: Snøkronekolibri
Polish: karliczek
Portuguese: Beija-flor-de-cabeça-branca
Russian: Снежношапочный колибри
Slovak: kolibrík bieločelý
Swedish: Snöhätta
Chinese: 白顶蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 白頂蜂鳥

 

         

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