Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Bird # 23: Antillean Crested Hummingbird

Common Name: Antillean Crested Hummingbird
Scientific Name: Orthorhyncus cristatus
Description: 3.25-3.75 inches; tiny humming bird; short straight bill upperparts green; Males: Green iridescent crested, underparts blackish; Females:  no crest;  underpart whitish grey;  Juveniles:  no crest.
Habitat: gardens, flowering plants and trees; very wide spread throughout the island