Purple-throated Mountain-gem

Purple-throated Mountain-gem hummingCommon Name: Purple-throated Mountain-gem; Colibrí Variable

Nombre científico: Lampornis castaneoventris

Tamaño: 4” (10.5 cm)

Distribución mundial: South Nicaragua to West Panama

Habitat: Mid-mountain forests. Prefers the canopy but uses edges and mixed farmland.

Los avistamientos LPWG: Common at feeders year round

Características especiales: Breathtaking throat and forehead

Marcas: Male has bright purple throat with blue-green forehead. Female has an orange-brown underside. All Mountain-gems (male and female alike) have a white post-ocular eye stripe.