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Copper rumped Hummingbird

Amazilia tobaci

Description:

The Copper-rumped Hummingbird is 8.6 cm long and weighs 4.7 g. The bill is fairly long, straight and mostly black with some pink on the lower mandible. The adult has copper-green upperparts, becoming copper-bronze on the rump. The head and underparts are bright green.The subspecies which breeds in Trindad, A. t. erythronota, is smaller and has more bronzing on the upperparts than the nominate A. t. tobaci of Tobago.

Habitat:

This hummingbird inhabits open country, gardens and cultivation.It is the predominant species of hummingbird in Trinidad and Tobago

Notes:

Looking at these photos it would appear to be 3 different species but they are all the same and the 3rd one is a Juvenile having a nap.

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Debbie Stewart
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Debbie Stewart

Trinidad and Tobago

Spotted on Sep 17, 2012
Submitted on Jan 27, 2013

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