The Violet-crowned Woodnymph, found in Guatemala, Belize, northern Colombia, and western Venezuela

VIOLET-CROWNED WOODNYMPH - Thalurania colombica colombica . . . Also Purple-crowned woodnymph . . . from Guatemala, Belize to N Colombia, W Venezuela

Violet-crowned Woodnymph (Thalurania colombica colombica), also known as the Purple-crowned Woodnymph, is a medium-sized hummingbird found from Guatemala and Belize to northern Colombia and western Venezuela.

Blue and purple in flight how Beautiful!

There have been over 400 species if these little birds identified over north and South America. These birds get up to about cm in length, from their bill to tail. They can weigh anywhere from 2 and 20 grams. (A penny is grams)


Hummingbird Canvas Print / Canvas Art by David Tipling

Hummingbird - Red-footed Plumeleteer (Chalybura urochrysia) male, Costa Rica, by David Tipling / Fine Art America

Velvet-purple Coronet in Ecuador

This breathtaking species of hummingbird is the Velvet Purple Coronet (Boissonneaua jardini), which can be found flitting through the humid forests of the West Andean slope in western Colombia and north-western Ecuador.


* * " Betcha never knew der were so many wonderous species of birds, didja? To even be indifferent to a creature iz bein' only half a human.