Blue-throated Mountain-gem Identification

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Adult Description

Small bird; large hummingbird. Dull plumage overall, except for adult male's blue throat. Green above, with gray underparts. White stripes on face.

Immature Description

Juvenile resembles adult female, but with buffy edging on most feathers, especially on crown and rump.
Relative Size

Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 4.3-4.7 in (11-12 cm)
    • Weight: 0.3-0.3 oz (8.1-8.6 g)