White-bellied Mountain-gem

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White-bellied Mountain-gem

The White-bellied Mountain-gem (Lampornis hemileucus) lives in Costa Rica and west Panama. It prefers canopy and edges of wet forests, ranging down to shrub level in open understory and at gasps. Its size is of 10 cm (4 inches) in height and 6.2 g in weight.

Its crown, face, and chin are glittering green. Above bronzy-green, and upper tail-coverts and tail bronze. Below white, spotted with green laterally. Center of throat violet, bill black, and feet dusky-flesh. Eats epiphytic Ericaceae.

Common Name: White-bellied Mountain-gem
Scientific Name: Lampornis hemileucus
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