Magenta-throated Woodstar

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Magenta-throated Woodstar

The Magenta-throated Woodstar (Calliphlox bryantae) lives in Costa Rica and in west Panama. They prefer forest edge and clearings, scrubby pastures, second growth, and semi-open. Its measures are of 9 cm (3 inches) in height and 3.5 g in weight.

Males are above bronze-green, with a conspicuous white collar across foreneck. Chest and sides green. Bill and feet black. Females are above like male, with throat buffy. This bird visits flowering herbs, shrubs and trees.

Common Name: Magenta-throated Woodstar
Scientific Name: Calliphlox bryantae
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