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Steely-vented Hummingbird

(Amazilia saucerrottei)

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Small green hummingbird with straight bill; brownish rump; blue/black, notched tail; 9 cm (3.5in). (Colibrí Coliazul).


Wooded regions of northern Pacific slope; found near flowers in forest interior and also at forest edge, tree plantations, gardens.

Found in the following Parks:

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Palo Verde National Park.
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional Park.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.

Steely-vented Hummingbird (Amazilia saucerrottei), Costa Rica