Blue-throated Goldentail

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Blue-throated Goldentail

The Blue-throated Goldentail (Hilocharys eliciae) resides from south Mexico to east Panama. Its natural habits are in humid areas open woodlands, semi-open, and tall second growth, and in dry regions prefers evergreen gallery forests. Matures are 9 cm (3 inches) in height and 3.7 g in weight.

Above bronzy-green, shading to purplish-bronze on upper tail-coverts. Throat and chest deep blue to purplish-blue. Lower breast green, and belly grayish-buff. Bill red with black tip, and feet dusky. Visits Heliconia, and Stachytarpheta.

Common Name: Blue-throated Goldentail
Scientific Name: Hylocharis eliciae
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