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The green thorntail is a small hummingbird that is a resident breeder from Costa Rica to western Ecuador. It occurs at middle elevations from 700–1400 m but may descend lower early in the wet season. In Costa Rica and Panama it is confined to the Caribbean slopes.

Similar species: Swifts And Hummingbirds
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Jan 14, 2022. Captured Nov 8, 2021 13:10 in 2F9H+7X Quito, Ecuador.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/5.6
  • 1/200s
  • ISO1250
  • 400mm