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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hummingbirds Family Trochilidae

Observer

cae1

Date

February 9, 2016

Description

Sipping nectar from currant flowers.

Photos / Sounds

What

Green-breasted Mango Anthracothorax prevostii

Observer

greglasley

Date

February 8, 2016

Description

image 1 male
images 2 and 3 females

Rancho Bajo at
Rancho Naturalista,
Costa Rica
8 February 2016
9.8337
-83.5666
2610 ft elevation

Photos / Sounds

What

White-necked Jacobin Florisuga mellivora

Observer

greglasley

Date

February 8, 2016

Description

Rancho Bajo at
Rancho Naturalista,
Costa Rica
8 February 2016
9.8337
-83.5666
2610 ft elevation

Photos / Sounds

What

Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna

Observer

nanorca13

Date

February 8, 2016 03:17 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Stripe-tailed Hummingbird Eupherusa eximia

Observer

greglasley

Date

February 7, 2016

Description

we were only at this location for a brief time and although I saw a couple of Stripe-tailed Hummingbirds I only got some poor quality images, but they are diagnostic though most are in poor focus.

Savegre Lodge,
Costa Rica
7 February 2016
9.5511
-83.8079
7200 ft elevation

Photos / Sounds

What

White-throated Mountain-gem Lampornis castaneoventris

Observer

greglasley

Date

February 7, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Green Violet-ear Colibri thalassinus

Observer

greglasley

Date

February 7, 2016

Description

Savegre Lodge,
Costa Rica
7 February 2016
9.5511
-83.8079
7200 ft elevation

Photos / Sounds

What

Scintillant Hummingbird Selasphorus scintilla

Observer

greglasley

Date

February 7, 2016

Description

female or immature male

Savegre Lodge,
Costa Rica
7 February 2016
9.5511
-83.8079
7200 ft elevation

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna

Observer

gwark

Date

January 8, 2012 03:22 PM AKST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Green Violet-ear Colibri thalassinus

Observer

greglasley

Date

February 6, 2016

Description

Paraiso Quetzal Lodge,
Costa Rica
6 February 2015
9070 ft elevation
9.644
-83.8509

Photos / Sounds

What

Fiery-throated Hummingbird Panterpe insignis

Observer

greglasley

Date

February 6, 2016

Description

Paraiso Quetzal Lodge,
Costa Rica
6 February 2015
9070 ft elevation
9.644
-83.8509

Photos / Sounds

What

Magnificent Hummingbird Eugenes fulgens

Observer

greglasley

Date

February 6, 2016

Description

image 1 molting male
image 2 mature male
image 3 mature male
image 4 female

Paraiso Quetzal Lodge,
Costa Rica
6 February 2015
9070 ft elevation
9.644
-83.8509

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Description from Wikipedia

Hummingbirds are birds that constitute the family Trochilidae. They are among the smallest of birds, most species measuring in the 7.5–13 cm (3–5 in) range. Indeed, the smallest extant bird species is a hummingbird, the 5-cm Bee Hummingbird. They hover in mid-air by rapidly flapping their wings 12–80 times per second (depending on the species). They are known as hummingbirds because of the humming sound created by their beating wings, which sometimes sounds like bees or other insects....

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