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Fiery-throated Hummingbird (Colibrí, gorrión, colibrí garganta de fuego)

Panterpe insignis - Male

Description:

This is a medium-sized hummingbird which breeds only in the mountains of Costa Rica and western Panama... More data @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panterpe_in... And http://darnis.inbio.ac.cr/FMPro?-DB=ubip...

Habitat:

This is a common to abundant bird of montane forest canopy above 1400 m, and also occurs in scrub at the woodland edges and clearings.

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10 Comments

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

I would like to invite you to post your spottings of hummingbirds in the new mission for Hummingbirds of the New World:
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1244...
:-)

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Fun fact! Although they are among the tiniest of all birds, hummingbirds have proportionately the largest brain of the bird kingdom, weighing in at over 4 % of their body weight. https://upload.facebook.com/projectnoah/...

Rosa Maria
Rosa Maria 6 years ago

Those are some spectacular colors! Nice photo!

Just beautiful,super spotting Mario,congrats and thanks for sharing such a beauty :-)

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 6 years ago

wow!!!

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 6 years ago

great photography!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Super shots.

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 6 years ago

Beautiful pictures mario.campos.sandoval

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 6 years ago

What a beauty!

sarah in the woods
sarah in the woods 6 years ago

Gorgeous! Has to be one of my very favorite spottings ever.

San José, San José, Costa Rica

Spotted on Nov 9, 2013
Submitted on Apr 6, 2014

Spotted for Mission

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