White-Bellied Mountain-Gem

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Lampornis hemileucus

White-Bellied Mountain-Gem

The White-Bellied Mountain-Gem is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae.

It is a medium-sized hummingbird, measuring 4 inches in length and weighs 6.2 grams.

Males are mostly green above with purple throat, thin white line behind eye, and bright white belly.

Females are not quite as colorful but still unique with white belly and line behind eye. They have a spotted throat.

Moist montanes including cloud forest.

Costa Rica to western Panama.


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