Crowned Woodnymph

Crowned Woodnymph

The Crowned Woodnymp (Thalurania colombica) is seen from central Mexico to north Colombia and west Venezuela. This bird prefers wet forests of lowlands and foothills, including adjacent edges, tall second growth and semi-open. Its measures are 10 cm (4 inches) heights and 4.5 g weights.

Its crown, upper back, shoulders and belly are deep violet. Rest of upperparts are dark green. Throat and chest are glittering green. Tail blue-black, bill black, and feet dusky. Visits flowers of epiphytes and Heliconia.

Common Name: Crowned Woodnymph
Scientific Name: Thalurania colombica
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