male; tiny; shiny green; some bluish on belly, back (Panama; 2008-06-18)

Canivet's Emerald
Chlorostilbon canivetii

Native Range: Middle America

Notes: like all emeralds (genus Chlorostilbon), a tiny hummingbird with much green in the plumage.

female; black eye-stripe bordered above by white (Panama; 2008-06-18)

dorsal view of female; green back; creamy below (Panama; 2008-06-18)

female posing with an insect in her mouth (Panama; 2008-06-18)