Birds of Colombia

    APODIFORMES: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)  
Genus: Hylocharis (5 species, 6 worldwide)


White-chinned Sapphire
White-chinned Sapphire (Hylocharis cyanus cyanus) Male
REGUA, Cachoeiras de Macacu, RJ, Brazil  
   

White-chinned Sapphire
White-chinned Sapphire (Hylocharis cyanus) Female
REGUA, Cachoeiras de Macacu, RJ, Brazil  
   

Blue-throated Sapphire
Blue-throated Sapphire (Hylocharis eliciae earina) Male
Canopy Camp, Darien, Panama  
   
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Blue-headed Sapphire
Blue-headed Sapphire (Hylocharis grayi) Male
Finca Alejandria, Cali, Colombia  
   

Humboldt's Sapphire
Humboldt's Sapphire (Hylocharis humboldtii) Male
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   

Rare and local. Seen at mangrove flowers when they are in bloom, and otherwise in fields and forest edges.

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Rufous-throated Sapphire (Hylocharis sapphirina)
   



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