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Male Purple-throated Mountain-gem

Lampornis calolaema


A small bird that seemed fairly drab colored, but sometimes would show flashes of iridescent patches on it's throat and head. The 2 pictures are of the same bird just moments apart.


Cloud forest on the Mombacho volcano, approx. 1200m altitude.

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Granada, Granada, Nicaragua

Lat: 11.83, Long: -85.98

Spotted on Jun 13, 2016
Submitted on Jun 18, 2016

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