Common Name: Magenta-throated Woodstar; Colibrí Magenta
Scientific Name: Calliphlox bryantae
Size: Male 3 1/2” (9 cm); Female 3” (7.5 cm)
World Distribution: Costa Rica to West Panama
Habitat: Mixed farmland and forest edges of mid-mountain forests of Pacific slope.
LPWG Sightings: Uncommon to scarce at feeders from December to May; rare or absent rest of the year.
Special Features: Seasonal visitor from the Central Valley
Field Marks: White flank patches. The male has a forked tail