Magnificent Hummingbird

Magnificent HummingbirdCommon Name: Magnificent Hummingbird; Colibrí Magnífico

Scientific Name: Eugenes fulgens

Size: 5” (13 cm)

World Distribution: SW United States to West Panama

Habitat: Normally in the high mountain oak forests; when these are not available, forests and edges

LPWG Sightings: Uncommon to scarce at feeders

Special Features:

Field Marks: Elongated, large, white post-ocular eyespot. The male has a greenish throat with a purple forehead. The female has a whitish underside.