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Calliphlox bryantae male  Calliphlox bryantae,Magenta-throated woodstar Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Calliphlox bryantae male

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  1. Amazing photo - and hummingbirds are really hard to catch! Posted 3 years ago

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The magenta-throated woodstar is a hummingbird that is a resident breeder in forest edge and scrub in Costa Rica and western Panama.

The 9 cm long, 3.5 g male magenta-throated woodstar is unmistakable with its magenta throat separated by a white collar from the green chest and flanks. The back is green and the belly is rufous. There are white rump patches, and the black-tipped tail is long and forked.

The female is 3 cm long and lacks the male’s long tail... more

Similar species: Swifts And Hummingbirds
Species identified by Minor Torres
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By Minor Torres

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Uploaded Nov 28, 2016. Captured Nov 26, 2016 10:21.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/7.1
  • 1/400s
  • ISO500
  • 300mm