Hummingbird #1 Gallery

Green-crowned Brilliant 2350

Young Green-crowned Brilliants (Heliodoxa jacula) resemble the adult of the same sex, but are duller, bronze-tinged below and have buff throats. Their beaks are well adapted to long bell-shaped flowers, including heliconia and flowering epiphytes. They glean foliage for spiders and insects and also take small flies on the wing.

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