Green Thorntail (Discosura conversii)

This species is one of the smallest of the hummingbirds, and weighs just 3 g (0,11 oz) and is commonly seen in Ecuador.

This is a male green thorntail, and the largest of the sexes, measuring 10 cm (3.9 in) long. Its small size makes the wings sound like a large bumble bee.

Green Thorntail (Discosura conversii)

It sounds like this:

Elevation: 1310 meters

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