Steely-vented Hummingbird (species: Amazilia saucerottei) in Birds of Tatama Natural National Park (Gaia Guide)
Amazilia saucerottei
Steely-vented Hummingbird

©Sergey Pisarevskiy

©Jerry Oldenettel

Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Apodiformes
Family Trochilidae
Genus Amazilia
Species Amazilia saucerottei



Distinguishing features

It is mainly bronze-green above, becoming more bronze on the wing, lower back and rump, and has a blue-black tail. The male has glittering green underparts, white thighs and a blue vent. The female is duller green below and has grey-buff edges to the vent feathers. Young birds are dull dark bronze-green below. (Wikipedia)


  • Size data has not been obtained.


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



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