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Broad billed hummingbird

Cyanathus latirostris


I believe this is a juvenile.. So beautiful! Adults are colored predominantly a metallic green on their upperparts and breast. The undertail coverts are predominately white. The tail is darkly colored and slightly forked. The bill of the male is straight and very slender. It is red in coloration, and shows a black tip. His throat is a deep blue. The female is less colorful than the male. She usually shows a white eye stripe.


This hummingbird is partially migratory, retreating from northernmost areas during the winter to Central Mexico.

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1 Comment

CalebSteindel 8 years ago

Stunning shots!

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Nayarit, Mexico

Spotted on Jun 16, 2015
Submitted on Jul 7, 2015

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