Fiery-throated Hummingbird, Panterpe insignis, hummingbird, bird, costa rica

Fiery-throated Hummingbird (Panterpe insignis)

The Fiery-throated Hummingbird (Panterpe insignis) is endemic to Costa Rica. In this photo you get a sense of the birds ‘fiery throat’, but I realised that you only see the ‘fiery red’ throat colour when the bird is looking directly at you, which doesn’t make for a great photo!

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