23 May, 2011

Green Violetear

Scientific Name: Colibri thalassinus

Population Estimate: 500K to 5M

Range / Habitat: Subtropical / tropical montane moist forest from south-central Mexico to western Panama and in the Andes from northern Venezuela to Bolivia.

Field Notes: Distinctive all green hummingbird with violet ear patch. Sexes similar.

Personal Notes: Seen at Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

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