Common Name: Black-bellied Hummingbird; Colibrí Ventrinegro.
Scientific Name: Eupherusa nigriventris.
Size: 3 1/4” (8 cm)
World Distribution: Costa Rica to West Panama.
Habitat: Canopy and edges of wet mountain forest.
LPWG Sightings: Common to abundant at feeders year round.
Special Features: Costa Rica is the best place in the world to see the species.
Field Marks: The male has a sooty black face
with velvet-like black belly. The female has a whitish underside. Has
a short straight bill and rufous secondary feathers on its wings.