Common Name: Scintillant Hummingbird; Colibrí Centelleante.
Scientific Name: Selasphorus scintilla.
Size: 2 1/2” (6.5 cm).
World Distribution: Costa Rica to West Panama.
Habitat: Mid-mountain areas normally on the Pacific slope.
LPWG Sightings: Uncommon to scarce at feeders from January to May; usually absent June to December.
Special Features: Very small size, almost bee-like. An uncommon visitor from the Central Valley.
Field Marks: Small size, light cinnamon-brown chest and belly.
The central tail retrices is cinnamon, not green as in the Volcano Hummingbird.