Mystery bird: green violet-ear, Colibri thalassinus

Taken from: Dave Rintoul

There has not been any more reported sightings of this bird so far. Either the bird has disappeared, or the bird’s current hosts are staying quiet about the rarity that is visiting their bird feeder.

There are two other violet-ear (Colibri) species; the brown violet-ear and the sparkling violet-ear. Even though these three species’ ranges overlap, they occupy different habitats and are typically found at different elevations.

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