Description of the Fiery-Throated Hummingbird

The Fiery-Throated Hummingbird – Panterpe insignis is a common, medium-sized hummingbird, one of the most beautiful hummingbirds found in the highlands in the mountains of Costa Rica and western Panama. They are commonly found in cloud forests at altitudes of 1400 meters (4600 feet)

Depending on the light, it shows bright colors on his throat from bright yellow, red, blue, green and an amazing combination of them. Usually appears shiny dark green with blue tail, small white post ocular spots, slender bill; brilliant throat and crown visible mainly from above.

Size: The Fiery-throated Hummingbird is about 11 cm or 4.3 inches in length and weighs approximately 5.7g or 0.2oz.


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