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Green Thorntail

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Hovering Green Thorntail at La Paz Waterfall Gardens Nature Park in Costa Rica.

Tiny hummingbird with a short straight bill. Male all shimmering green with distinctive, long, pointed tail feathers. The Female has a short tail and a distinctive white moustache. Both sexes show a white band across the rump. Most similar to coquettes but without orangey tones. Found in forested habitats and gardens; visits feeders.

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