Kiss Me I’m Irish…

In honor of St. Paddy's Day, a tribute to being green.


Northland Green Gecko, naultinus grayii


Green Lynx Spider, peucetia viridans


Green Hermit Hummingbird, phaethornis guy (we think)


Green Grasshopper, campylacantha olivacea

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By Bleimanimal (not verified) on 16 Mar 2007 #permalink

I enjoyed your St. Paddy's concept. I don't think the hummer's a Green Hermit, though. Looks like a plain old Ruby-throat to me. The Gecko's a Gold Dust Day Gecko (Phelsuma laticauda)from Madagascar.

I'm afraid I have to agree with cpbvk - the lovely hummer's not a Green hermit (Phaethornis guy). The bill's a dead giveaway - P. guy has a long curving bill, and most hermits aren't that iridescent.
Good luck getting it ID'd tho - and great pictures.

By hermitchick (not verified) on 24 Sep 2008 #permalink