Biodiversity - Purple-throated Mountain-gem

  • Name: Purple-throated Mountain-gem

  • Scientific name: Lampornis calolaemus

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Trochilidae

Status:  Occasional

Size:  10.5 cm

Weight:  male 6 grams, female 4.5 grams

Elevation:  up to 2,500 meters above sea level.

 

Not very common in the zone and its population has been diminishing.

Feeds on the nectar of epiphytes, guavas and some bushes in the understory.

Is associated with coffee plantations.

They make elevational migrations during reproduction.

Solitary, aggressive and dominant.

 

 

 

 





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