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White-bellied Woodstar

Chaetocercus mulsant

Description:

A very small hummingbird from the Andes, south of Ecuador.

Habitat:

Urban

Notes:

http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/22688... http://avibase.bsc-eoc.org/species.jsp?a...

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4 Comments

GustavoMorejon
GustavoMorejon 5 years ago

I think they do Sarah. I am not quiet sure, but I've seen thousands of hummingbirds in different places, and all of of them seems to like the rain.

sarah in the woods
sarah in the woods 5 years ago

What a neat fact! Do all hummingbirds like the rain? Love the name of this one too.

GustavoMorejon
GustavoMorejon 5 years ago

They really love the rain ... sometimes they spend quiet a lot of time in the rain cleaning their feathers.

sarah in the woods
sarah in the woods 5 years ago

Lovely picture. Such a sweet, delicate bird. Love the raindrops on the beak.

GustavoMorejon
Spotted by
GustavoMorejon

Cuenca, Provincia del Azuay, Ecuador

Lat: -2.90, Long: -79.00

Spotted on Apr 6, 2014
Submitted on Apr 6, 2014

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