|Common Name: Green-breasted Mango, Mango pechiverde, Colibri garganta negra|
|Can be found in open areas with trees, shrubby clearings and along tree-boarded streams. |
|Reported from Eastern Mexico to Central Costa Rica; Colombia and northern Venezuela; western Ecuador and northwestern Peru. In Panama it was found on the western and central parts of the country. |
|Natural History Notes|
|Conservation status according to IUCN 2008 Red list: Least Concern (LC).|
It is a resident species.
|This species has a total length of 11.43 cm (measured from tip of bill to end of tail). The males have a beautiful mixture of metallic green upperparts and brilliant green lowerparts, with a more bluish belly center and breast. The tail is purple but has a black tip. On the other hand, the females have also green upperparts but are mostly white below with stripes of greenish-blue. The tail is black but the outer feathers are somehow tipped white. |
|In Bocas Del Toro|
|Reported By||Andrew Kratter|
|Locality||Isla Colon; ponds 1 km west of La Gruta|
Zapatillas: Cay No.2
Canal-Changuinola: Entrada Canal
Isla Colón (Bocas): Y & Bluff
|IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org.|
Olson, S. l. 1993. Contributions to avian biogeography from the archipelago and lowlands of Bocas del Toro, Panama. auk 110:100-108.
Ridgely, Robert. S. and John. A. Gwynne. Jr. 1989. A Guide to the Birds of Panama. Second Edition. Princeton University Press. Princeton, New Jersey. 534 p.
Van Bael, Sunshine A., Bichier, Peter, Ochoa, Isis and Greenberg, Russell. 2007. Bird diversity in cacao farms and forest fragments of western Panama. Biodiversity and Conservation 16: 2245-2256.
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