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Crowned Woodnymph

Thalurania colombica


Medium sized hummingbird 10cm (4"). The male shown here can appear as just another dark bird but in the right light the throat and breast shows a brilliant green with a purple-blue belly and crown.


Forest edge on the Caribbean slope near San Miguel in Costa Rica.


I watched this bird for quite awhile and every now and then it would catch the light.

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triggsturner 2 years ago

Thank you Jim. I appreciate your comment. Nature is full of gems like this for those of us that care to stop and look.

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 2 years ago definitely caught the light, Robert!

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Provincia Heredia, Costa Rica

Spotted on Apr 10, 2018
Submitted on May 19, 2018

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