SCIENTIFIC NAME: Coeligena helianthea
The Blue-Throated Starfrontlet is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae.
It is large hummingbird, about 5.12 inches long.
A dazzling hummingbird, the males look dark at a distance, but are unmistakable in good light: dark blackish head and breast with a green forecrown, a purplish-blue throat patch, and a glittering purplish-pink belly.
Females have a buffy throat, a purplish-pink belly, and a long straight bill.
Main diet consists of nectar. Visits feeders.
Moist montanes and high-altitude shrubland.
Andes of Colombia and far western Venezuela.
They breed between May and October, but there is no other information currently available.