SCIENTIFIC NAME: Leucolia viridifrons
The Green-Fronted Hummingbird is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae.
This species was formerly placed in the genus Amazilia. A molecular phylogenetic study published in 2014 found that Amazilia was polyphyletic. In the revised classification to create monophyletic genera, the Green-Fronted Hummingbird was one of three species to be placed in the resurrected genus Leucolia.
Some taxonomic authorities (including the American Ornithological Society) consider the Cinnamon-Sided Hummingbird (Leucolia wagneri) conspecific.
There are 2 subspecies:
Two additional subspecies viridifrons, and wagneri are not generally recognized.
This hummingbird is about 4.72 inches.
They have a combination of bright white underparts and bright red bill with black tip.
Crown is blackish.
Diet consists of nectar and insects.
Dry or semi-dry pine-oak forests and scrub.
Mexico and western Guatemala.