Canivet’s Emerald

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Canivet’s Emerald

The Canivet’s Emerald (Chlorostilbon canivetii) ranges from northwest and central Mexico to central Panama. It prefers scrubby savannas, second growth, edges of disturbed forest, and cultivated areas and gardens. Matures are 8 cm (3 inches) in height and 2.6 g in weight.

Males are above bronzy-green, brightest on forehead, and below glittering emerald-green. With blue-black retrices, tipped with bronzy. Females are below pale gray. Feet black, upper mandible black, and lower red with a black tip. Visits flowers of shrubs, herbs, and vines.

Common Name: Canivet’s Emerald
Scientific Name: Chlorostilbon canivetii
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