Plain-capped Starthroat

Heliomaster constantii

Order

APODIFORMES

Family

Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Code 4

PCST

Code 6

HELCON

ITIS

HEAD

Plain-capped Starthroat Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Needle
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Head pattern: Eyeline, Capped, Unique pattern, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Yellow-green
  • Forehead Color: Dark Green
  • Nape Color: Yellow-green
  • Throat Color: Gray upper throat and red lower throat.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Plain-capped Starthroat Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 10-13 cm (4-5 in)
  • Weight: 6 g (0.2 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: Green, Gray, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: White with gray wash.
  • Upperparts: Yellow-green with white rump.
  • Back Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Plain-capped Starthroat 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: Notched Tail, Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid with green inner feathers.
  • Upper Tail: Dark green and red-brown with black tip.
  • Under Tail: Dark green with black tip.
  • Leg Color: Black
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