Charming Hummingbird

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Amazilia decora

Charming Hummingbird

The Charming Hummingbird, also known as the Beryl-Crowned Hummingbird is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae.

It measures about 3.78 – 4.10 inches long.

Males have glittering purple-blue throat, green back and crown, paler grayish belly, and dark tail.

Females are less obvious, with spotted chest. They have a pink base to the lower mandible of their bills.

They are smaller than most other female hummingbirds that have spotted chests, such as White-necked Jacobin.

Diet consists mostly of nectar.

Subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and heavily degraded former forest. Staying within the exterior of forests, it searches for scattered flowers and various arthropods for food.

Costa Rica and Panama.


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