adult male; violet belly; greenish head and throat (Panama; 2008-06-15)

Violet-bellied Hummingbird
Damophila julie

Native Range: Latin America

Notes: a brilliant little hummingbird with strong sexual dimorphism.

adult male posing for a picture (Panama; 2008-06-15)

pink lower mandible (Panama; 2008-06-15)

iridescent colors (Panama; 2008-06-15)

testing its wings (Panama; 2008-06-15)

juvenile male; not yet entirely purple below (Panama; 2008-06-15)

female; white below; pink lower mandible (Panama; 2008-06-15)

female posing (Panama; 2008-06-15)

female (Panama; 2008-06-15)