Mexican Violetear

Colibri thalassinus

Order

APODIFORMES

Family

Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Code 4

GREV

Code 6

COLTHA

ITIS

HEAD

Mexican Violetear Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Needle
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Head pattern: Plain, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Iridescent dark green
  • Forehead Color: Iridescent dark green
  • Nape Color: Iridescent dark green
  • Throat Color: Iridescent purple-blue
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Mexican Violetear Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 10 cm (4 in)
  • Weight: 6 g (0.2 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: Green, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Blue-green
  • Upperparts: Iridescent dark green
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: No Data

FLIGHT

Mexican Violetear Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct and hovering flight with very rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 13-15 cm (5-6 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Banded
  • Upper Tail: Blue with black sub terminal band.
  • Under Tail: Blue with black sub terminal band.
  • Leg Color: Black
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X