Birds of Panama

    APODIFORMES: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)  
Genus: Hylocharis (2 species, 6 worldwide)

Blue-throated Sapphire
Blue-throated Sapphire (Hylocharis eliciae earina) Male
Canopy Camp, Darien, Panama  
Photograph by Patty McGann     Copyright and usage info

Humboldt's Sapphire
Humboldt's Sapphire (Hylocharis humboldtii) Male
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Rare and local along Pacific coast.. Seen at mangrove flowers when they are in bloom, and otherwise in fields and forest edges.
Additional photo.

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