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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Elisa Naranjo

Heredia Hace 15 años conocí este lugar y quede enamorada. Realmente es un paraíso. Recuerdo con mucho cariño a la Familia Elizondo. Espero volver antes que termine el año, esta vez con mis hijas. Les envío un gran abrazo.
 
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