Veraguan Mango

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Anthracothorax veraguensis

Veraguan Mango

The Veraguan Mango is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae.

It is a medium-sized hummingbird species, reaching lengths of 4.33 – 4.72 inches.

Both sexes are metallic green with a slightly decurved, dark gray beak, and black tail feathers with a red circle central to each feather.

Males have a blueish breast and belly, whilst females have a white-cream belly with a dark teal stripe running down the breast.

Feeds on nectar and invertebrates.

Found in habitats including forests, second growth, gardens, and mangroves.

Found in Panama and recently in Costa Rica.


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