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Purple-throated Carib

Eulampis jugularis

Description:

endemic to the Caribbean

Habitat:

variety of forests

Notes:

I spotted this very unexpectedly while I was taking a rest during segment 11 of the Waitukubuli national trail.

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9 Comments

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 3 years ago

I am surprised how curved it's bill is!

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 3 years ago

Lovely series Dan. Thank you for sharing :)

dandoucette
dandoucette 5 years ago

Thank you Noel.

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 5 years ago

Beautiful series Dan!

dandoucette
dandoucette 5 years ago

Thanks Maria.

Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago

Gorgeous bird!

dandoucette
dandoucette 5 years ago

Thanks Jolly.

Jolly Ibanez
Jolly Ibanez 5 years ago

Amazing series Dan.

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 5 years ago

very ingenious haha!!

dandoucette
dandoucette 5 years ago

I think it was Debbie! There were 2 hummingbirds taking turns feeding in the web.

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 5 years ago

Looks like it was stealing the spiders lunch!!

Saint George Parish, Dominica

Lat: 15.31, Long: -61.31

Spotted on Feb 25, 2013
Submitted on May 20, 2013

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