Female - drinking nectar from a bottlebrush tree.

Female - drinking nectar from a bottlebrush tree.
Species: Green Violet-ear   Colibri thalassinus
Subspecies: cyanotus
Author: Digitalbcon
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Added to IBC: 17 Dec 2010 - 02:12
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Altitude (m): 
2554 meters
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note the white spot behind the eye - distinguishing the female from the male.

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Digitalbcon, IBC1184470. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1184470.

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Digitalbcon, IBC1184470. Video of Green Violet-ear Colibri thalassinus at José Celestino Mutis Botanical Garden, Colombia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1184470.

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