Saturday, February 06, 2010

Jamaica birds: Hummingbirds

Red-billed Streamertail males

Red-billed Streamertail female

Black-billed Streamertail

Vervain Hummingbird
The two endemic streamertail hummingbirds are common and widespread within their ranges – Black-billed replaces Red-billed in the east of Jamaica. We also saw plenty of the tiny Vervain Hummingbird, which apparently makes the second smallest nest of any hummer...

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