Fiery-throated Hummingbird

Fiery-throated HummingbirdCommon Name: Fiery-throated Hummingbird; Colibrí Insigne.

Scientific Name: Panterpe insignis

Size: 4 1/4” (11 cm).

World Distribution: Costa Rica to West Panama

Habitat: High mountain forests.

LPWG Sightings: Scarce at feeders, usually from February to July.

Special Features: Fiery throat is usually not visible unless flying toward observer.

Field Marks: The dark blue chest is sometimes more evident than the yellow-red throat; The blue forehead is accented by a white dot behind the eye