Mangrove Hummingbird (female)



Photographer: Steven Easley
Photographer's Email: stvneasley@yahoo.com
Species name (scientific): Polyerata boucardi / Amazilia boucardi
Species name (common): Mangrove Hummingbird (female)
Type: Perched
Species conservation status: Endangered
Country where photographed: COSTA RICA
Region: Tarcoles River
Descriptive text about image: Habitat destruction and fragmentation plague this Endangered Species. Unlike this female, the male has a glittering blue-green gorget. Size 10-11 cm, weight 4-5 grams.

link to view The Hummingbird Connection, member magazine of the Hummingbird Society











Photo: Wally Nussbaumer

FP2 Marketing and Website Design