Bronze-tailed Plumeleteer

[:en]Bird Bronze-tailed Plumeleteer[:es]Ave Colibrí Patirrojo[:]

Bronze-tailed Plumeleteer

The Bronze-tailed Plumeleteer (Chalybura urochrysia) ranges from east Honduras to northwest Ecuador. It is also known as Red-footed Plumeleteer. Its place is in forested regions, but prefers edges, stream banks, gaps, and shady second growth. Matures are 11 cm (4 inches) in height and 7 g in weight.

Above is dark bronzy-green, shading to purplish-bronze on upper tail-coverts. Tail purplish-black; throat and breast glittering dark green. Belly dusky-bronze, and crissum sooty-blackish. Feet bright pink to red, and bill black except pink below. Pollinates Cephaelis or Heliconias.

Common Name: Bronze-tailed Plumeleteer
Scientific Name: Chalybura urochrysia
Bird Family:

Thinking of birding in Costa Rica?

Quetzal Route

FROM: $1180

Delight yourself watching quetzals and hummingbirds just a few meters away. Great chances to take pictures and learn from an experienced local guide.
Nunbird Route

FROM: $1454

Live this gorgeous expedition visiting both slopes of Costa Rica and witnessing the immense diversity that these offer you.
Macaw Route

FROM: $1588

Harboring around 850 species of birds and offering plenty of facilities for birdwatchers to have a pleasurable trip, Costa Rica posts among the best destinations in the world for this activity.