small hummingbird seen on edge of high jungle at the Wakanki Orquideario in Moyobamba, San Martin, Peru. Dark green throat. Orange crest with dark tips.Lighter green/yellow body.
At the Wakanki Qrquidiario just outside Moyobamba in the high jungle (Alta Selva) of Peru, there is a colibri garden at the back where there are a huge number of hummingbirds feeding from natural flowers and feeders. This is just one I saw there.
Male seen in the early morning.
Perching on fruit tree in open area. Identified as immature male after some discussion (see comment string on Flickr) but willing to open further discussion.
Lophornis is a genus of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. These are all tiny birds, ranking among the smallest hummingbirds. No species exceeds 9 centimetres (3.5 in) and most are under 7.5 centimetres (3.0 in) in total length. The male coquettes are noted from their outlandish, colorful crests and markings, the females being more subdued. It contains the following ten species: