Green Violet-ear

Green Violet-ear hummingbirdNombre común: Green Violet-ear; Colibrí Verdemar.

Nombre científico: Colibri thalassinus.

Tamaño: 4” (10.5 cm).

Distribución mundial: Central Mexico to West Panama; Andes of South America.

Habitat: Open highlands with scattered trees and thickets

Los avistamientos LPWG: Common or abundant May to September; scarce or absent October to April.

Características especiales: Flares purple feathers behind eye when excited; uses feeders at La Paz Waterfall Gardens after breeding in higher areas.

Marcas: The large bird has a long bill which is moderately decurved.