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  • Colwell, R.K. 1983. Rhinoseius colwelli (Ácaro Floral del Colibrí, Totolate Floral de Colibrí, Hummingbird Flower Mite). Pp 767-768 in Costa Rican Natural History, D.H. Janzen (Ed). University of Chicago Press.
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  • Feinsinger. 1977. Notes on the hummingbirds of Monteverde, Cordillera de Tilarán, Costa Rica. The Wilson Bulletin 89(1): 159-164.
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  • Sibley, Ch. and B. Monroe, Jr.. 1990. Distribution and Taxonomy of Birds of the World. Yale University Press. New Haven & London. 1111 p.
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  • Stiles, F.G. & A. F.Skutch. 1995. Guía de Aves de Costa Rica.Traducción al Español: Loretta Rosselli. Ilustrado por Dana Gardner. Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio). Heredia, Costa Rica. 580 p.
  • Stiles, F.G. 1983. Checklist of birds. Pp. 530-544, In: D.H. Janzen (ed.). Costa Rican Natural History. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
  • Stiles, F.G. 1983. Panterpe insignis (Colibrí Garganta de Fuego), Fiery-throated Hummingbird. Pp 593-594 in Costa Rican Natural History, D.H. Janzen (Ed). University of Chicago Press.
  • Stiles, F.G. 1985. Conservation of forest birds in Costa Rica: Problems and perspectives. ICBP Technical Publication 4: 141-168.
  • Stiles, F.G. 1991. Forest Birds - Caribbean slope. s.d. 7 p. (manuscrito).
  • Stiles, F.G., Skutch, A. 1989. A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica. Cornell Univeristy Press, Ithaca, New York.
  • Wolf, L. 1969. Female Territoriality in a Tropical Hummingbird. The Auk 86: 490-504.
  • Wolf, L. 1976. Avifauna of The Cerro de la Muerte Region Costa Rica. American Museum Novitates (2606): 1-37.


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