Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Hummingbirds of Venezuela

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This is a very nicely done video documenting some of the lovely hummingbirds of Venezuela — can you name the species? [2:53]


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  1. #1 Sheri Williamson
    December 9, 2008

    Guess I should take a shot at this one. Having never been to Venezuela I don’t expect to do all that well, but here goes (in order of appearance):

    Sparkling Violetear
    Crimson Topaz
    Rufous-breasted Hermit
    Gray-breasted Sabrewing
    White-bearded Hermit
    Long-billed Starthroat
    Rufous-breasted Sabrewing
    White-necked Jacobin
    Brown Violetear
    Sparkling Violetear
    Purple-crowned Woodnymph
    Tufted Coquette
    Mango sp. (females are really tough to ID)
    Copper-rumped Hummingbird
    White-necked Jacobin
    Fork-tailed Woodnymph
    Green-crowned (-fronted) Brilliant
    Long-billed Starthroat
    Crimson Topaz
    Gray-breasted Sabrewing