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La Selva Lodge--main trails & tower
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Caprimulgiformes > Trochilidae

Glittering-throated Emerald

Amazilia fimbriata

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Fairly common small hummingbird. Metallic green overall with a white spot behind the eyes, an orangish lower mandible, a pale vent, and a bluish-black tail with a greenish base. Both sexes are similar. Subspecies differ in the amount of blue on the throat. Found in a variety of open and semiopen habitats, but avoids forest interiors, savannas, and urban areas.

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