Jeison Macgregor on Instagram: “Blue-throated Starfrontlet- Coeligena helianthea #your_best_birds #Colombia #Bogota #naturaleza #birding #eye_spy_birds #kings_birds…”
Jeison Macgregor shared a photo on Instagram: “Blue-throated Starfrontlet- Coeligena helianthea #your_best_birds #Colombia #Bogota #naturaleza…” • See 1,017 photos and videos on their profile.
ｊｅｆｆｒｅｙ ｐ ｋａｒｎｅｓ on Instagram: “The Golden-tailed Sapphire living up to its name. These birds are like a rainbow of feathers. When the light hits them right you almost…”
6,801 Likes, 211 Comments - ｊｅｆｆｒｅｙ ｐ ｋａｒｎｅｓ (@jeffreypatrickkarnes) on Instagram: “The Golden-tailed Sapphire living up to its name. These birds are like a rainbow of feathers. When…”
Purple-throated mountain-gem (a male ♂)
Seen beside hummingbird gallery at Monteverde. What was special was catching the colours on photo as you only see the beautiful purple and blue sheen when the sunlight catches the bird just right. Costa Rica Another bird endemic to the highands of Costa Rica/Panama.
Sparklers of the Andes...ECUADOR (Jan. '11)
We finished up our time at Paz de las Aves with some quality time with some hummingbirds. As usual the action was frenetic, birds zipping...
Velvet-purple Coronet in Ecuador
Even in the shade, at the right angle the brilliant colors of the Velvet-purple Coronet glow. The authors of The Birds of Ecuador describe this hummingbird as scarce and local and note that it is "gorgeous in good light, but all too often just looks black." This bird was perched in the gardens at the Sachatamia Lodge. Species information: avibase.bsc-eoc.org/species.jsp?lang=EN&avibaseid=1A8... July 25, 2013. Near Mindo in northwestern Ecuador.