male; puffy-white vent area; bluish-green below (Panama; 2008-05-24)

White-vented Plumeleteer
Chalybura buffoni

Native Range: Latin America

Notes: a puffy-white vent area is a good field mark for this rather large hummingbird of second-growth and light woodlands.

dorsal view; glossy green back (Panama; 2008-05-24)

rather long slightly decurved bill (Panama; 2008-05-24)

female; paler underneath than male (Panama; 2008-05-24)

white vent area is not always visible (Panama; 2008-05-24)

standing tall (Panama; 2008-05-24)