Birds of Colombia

    APODIFORMES: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)  
Genus: Anthracothorax (2 species, 7 worldwide)


Black-throated Mango
Black-throated Mango (Anthracothorax nigricollis) Male
Jardin de los Picaflores, Puerto Iguazu, Argentina  
   

Black-throated Mango
Black-throated Mango (Anthracothorax nigricollis) Female
Puerto Iguazu, Argentina  
   

Green-breasted Mango
Green-breasted Mango (Anthracothorax prevostii hendersoni) Male
Isla San Andres, Colombia
  In Colombia 'hendersoni' is found on Isla San Andres and that race has a less well defined black vertical stripe in the front. Race 'iridescens', found in southwest Colombia, is sometimes grouped with Black-throated Mango.
   

Green-breasted Mango
Green-breasted Mango (Anthracothorax prevostii gracilirostris) Female
Rancho Naturalista, Turrialba, Costa Rica  
   
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.


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