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Green-breasted Mango 4876

Young Green-breasted Mangoes (Anthracothorax prevostii) resemble females. Juvenile males will, at first have white underparts with a dark blue vertical stripe and buff cheeks and wing edges. As they mature, their plumage slowly molts and changes until they display an iridescent green chest and a magenta tail tipped with black. This species is found from the lower Rio Grande in Southern Texas through Central America, to Costa Rica. In Panama is is replaced by the closely related Veraguan Mango. They have a spotty, localized distribution in deciduous forest, open landscapes, orchards and gardens.

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