Birds of Colombia

    APODIFORMES: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)  
Genus: Heliothryx (2 species, 2 worldwide)


Black-eared Fairy
Black-eared Fairy (Heliothryx auritus)
InĂ­rida, GuainĂ­a, Colombia  
   

Purple-crowned Fairy
Purple-crowned Fairy (Heliothryx barroti) Female
Ranch Margot, Costa Rica  
   

Fairies fly differently than other hummingbirds. You will understand when you see it.


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