This species is endemic to the Southern Pacific lowlands and Panama.
This female sheltered from a heavy downpour in a bush.
resting on a banana leaf
Males of this quite large species have a purple crown and a turqoise-blue throat.
Posing on a rhododendron.
One of the photo's I dreamt of beeing able to take. Flash, long lens, no tripod.
Purple-throated Mountain Gem
White-throated Mountain Gem
This hummingbird is endemic to CR and W Panama. Males defend their territory very aggressively.
Copyright 2018 Daniel Walther, Schulstrasse 33, CH-8472 Seuzach
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