Volcán de Chiriquí, Panama.
Sometimes placed in genus Polyerata or Agyrtria. Present species was lumped in A. amabilis in HBW, but usually (and here) accorded species status, differing in its longer bill (effect size 3.9; score 2); shorter wing (effect size −1.3; score 1); royal-blue vs rich violet breast patch (2); glittering crown of male extending farther onto nape (1); female with glittering green vs dull green crown (3); rump, uppertail-coverts and tail greener, less bronzy-purplish (ns). Monotypic.
Pacific slope from SW Costa Rica to W Panama.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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