All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<b>Purple-throated Mountain-gem Hummingbird</b> male 
"Colibrí Montañés Gorgimorado"
<em>Lampornis calolaema</em>
Monteverde, Costa Rica
Feb. 26, 2011

What a beautiful little hummingbird this is! It was amazing to see the brilliant turquoise ...
Purple-throated Mountain-gem Hummingbird male
"Colibrí Montañés Gorgimorado"
Lampornis calolaema
Monteverde, Costa Rica
Feb. 26, 2011

What a beautiful little hummingbird this is! It was amazing to see the brilliant turquoise head and violet gorget when the light hit him just right! He really was a "gem"!

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