Green-thorntail Hummingbirds 15366
Green-thorntail Hummingbirds in flight. Photography based archival fine art print. © Image copyright registered by the maker.
Female Green-thorntail Hummingbirds are very small, measuring just 2 1/2 inches. They are identified by their white ‘moustache’ and cross shaped breast markings.
The male’s ‘thorn’ tail is almost as long as the rest of his iridescent green and blue body.
Each little birds weighs just .11 oz. The male, including his long tail, is about 4 inches. The female is just 3 inches long.