Hummingbirds of Costa Rica .

Coppery-headed emerald hummingbird.

It measures just three inches in length. It is found on the middle elevations on the Carribean slope of Costa Rica, fairly common it lives on nectar and invertebrates.

Rufous-tailed hummingbird.

3.9 inches in length. The female is entirely responsible for nest building and incubation. Lays just 2 eggs.

Violet sabrewing hummingbird.

Large hummingbird native to Mexico. It is 5.9 inches long. Feeds on Nectar taken from undergrowth flowers with Heliconias and banana its favourite.

All birds photographed at La Paz Waterfall Gardens. More to follow.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.