News — hummingbirds in flight

Painting of the White-throated Mountaingem

Painting of the White-throated Mountaingem

The White-throated Mountaingem by Chuck Fritsch is reproduced as a painting by Susel Castillo of Costa Rica. 

 


Green Hermit Hummingbird Acrobatics

Green Hermit Hummingbird Acrobatics

Green Hermit hummingbirds have an elongated body and long beak which makes them uniquely able to be flexible in their approach to flowers and flight in general. 

 


The 'Bird Brain' of a Cinnamon Hummingbird

The 'Bird Brain' of a Cinnamon Hummingbird

The Cinnamon Hummingbird displays some cunning abilities. It this a 'bird brain'?

Finding the Blue-throated Goldentail

Finding the Blue-throated Goldentail

We finally spot the Blue-throated Goldentail. Will we find him again?

White-crested Coquette

White-crested Coquette

White-crested Coquette in Osa, Costa Rica.