Mexican Violetear (formerly Green Violetear) (Colibri thalassinus)
Number of accepted Mexican Violetear records for Louisiana = 3 as of June 2017
One (99-49) from 30 Jun-7 Aug 1999, Lafayette: Lafayette, 150 River Road
(residence of Mr. and Mrs. Oelkers) and 110 Houmas Street (residence of Gail and Joe
William R. Fontenot (ph taken 11 & 19 Jul),
(ph taken 12 Jul &
2 Aug), Paul E. Conover
(ph taken 11 & 14 Jul), Donna L. Dittmann and Steven W.
Cardiff; NAB 53(4): 397. This is the first state record.
Photos by Dave Patton, video by Paul Conover
One immature (2004-08) from 9-10 May 2004, St. Landry: Hidden Hills residential
community (residence of Chrys Vildibill);
Paul E. Conover (ph);
This is the second state record.
Photo by Dave Patton, video by Paul Conover
One (2016-019) on 11-12 July 2016, Bienville: Arcadia, 2426 Jot Em Down Dr.,
John K. Dillon
Charles E. Lyon
First observed by homeowner on 10 July and last observed on 14 July
This is just the third Louisiana occurrence.
Photo by Charles E. Lyon