Purple-crowned Fairy

Purple-crowned Fairy hummingbirdNombre común: Purple-crowned Fairy; Colibrí Hada Occidental.

Nombre científico: Heliothryx barroti

Tamaño: 4 1/2” (11.5 cm).

Distribución mundial: SE Mexico to Ecuador.

Habitat: Semi-open or forested areas from lowlands to mid-mountains.

Los avistamientos LPWG: Scarce to uncommon; never at the feeders.

Características especiales: Pierces large flowers at the base: “flower piercers”.

Marcas: White underside and white lateral retrices with green dorsally.