Crowned Woodnymph (Thalurania colombica)

The Crowned Woodnymph is a medium sized hummingbird with a violet belly and glittering green throat, along with different shades of blue and green on the back. The female has white underparts instead, with golden patches along the neck and head.

Crowned Woodnymph, Male - Thalurania colombica - Colibrí Ninfa Verde-Violeta, Macho (3)

A male hummingbird perching after feeding on foxtail grass flowers. It displays the deep blue and green hues of the back

Crowned Woodnymph, Male - Thalurania colombica - Colibrí Ninfa Verde-Violeta, Macho (4)

This was most probably a juvenile, since the colors of the belly and throat were not fully defined

Crowned Woodnymph, Female - Thalurania colombica - Colibrí Ninfa Verde-Violeta, Hembra (2)

A female caught in the very act of feeding

Crowned Woodnymph, Female - Thalurania colombica - Colibrí Ninfa Verde-Violeta, Hembra

Another female resting placidly on a small branch. Note the golden patch on the neck and head

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