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 Scintillant Hummingbird (Selasphorus scintilla)




Scintillant Hummingbird | Selasphorus scintilla photo
A male Scintillant Hummingbird from at Savegre Lodge, in San Gerado de Dota, Costa Rica

Photograph by Len Blumin from Mill Valley, California. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

SCINTILLANT HUMMINGBIRD FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Apodiformes
Family:Trochilidae
Genus:Selasphorus
Species:scintilla
Common Name:Scintillant Hummingbird


Relatives in same Genus
  Volcano Hummingbird (S. flammula)
  Broad-tailed Hummingbird (S. platycercus)
  Rufous Hummingbird (S. rufus)
  Allen's Hummingbird (S. sasin)