Common 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.