Steely-vented Hummingbird

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Steely-vented Hummingbird

The Sleety-vented Hummingbird (Amazilia saucerottei) ranges from west Nicaragua to Costa Rica, and also in Colombia and northwest Venezuela. Is found in second growth, scrubby savanna with scattered trees, coffee plantations and gardens, at openings and edges of evergreen gallery forests. Matures are 9 cm (3 inches) in length and 4.5 g in weight.

Above bronzy-green, shading to bronze on wing-coverts and lower back. Rump purplish-bronze. Below entirely glittering dark green, with blue crissum, and feet black. Feeds on trees, shrubs, vines, epiphytes, and herbs.

Common Name: Steely-vented Hummingbird
Scientific Name: Amazilia saucerottei
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