Common Name: Coppery-headed Emerald; Esmeralda Capirotada
Scientific Name: Elvira cupreiceps
Size: 3” (7.5 cm).
World Distribution: North Costa Rica
Habitat: Canopy and edges of mid-mountain wet forest
LPWG Sightings: Common to abundant at feeders year round.
Special Features: Endemic to mountains of Costa Rica
Field Marks: The male has a glittering green breast while the
female has a whitish breast. Both have a decurved bill.