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Purple-throated Mountaingem Hummingbird

Lampornis calolaemus

Description:

That pictured is a female, who does not exhibit the namesake "purple-throat." It inhabits only a small area from southern Nicaragua through northern Costa Rica, and down to western Panama.

Habitat:

This hummingbird was spotted east of the Poas Volcano in Costa Rica. It inhabits woodlands and rainforest up to 8,000 feet.


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CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 3 years ago

stunning photograph jim! you have a wonderful spotting collection!

Heredia, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.19, Long: -84.16

Spotted on Dec 9, 2013
Submitted on Apr 6, 2015

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