23 May, 2011

Stripe-tailed Hummingbird

Scientific Name: Eupherusa eximia

Population Estimate: 50-500K

Range / Habitat: Subtropical / tropical montane (800-2500m) moist forest of southern Mexico and Central America.

Field Notes: Small green hummingbird with thin, straight bill. Prominent rufous wing and white outer rectrices in both sexes. Female with white throat and belly. Black-bellied Hummingbird similar but with black face and belly.

Personal Notes: Seen at Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

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