Your flight is joyful, unpredictable, vivacious and a cause of admiration to all those who have the privilege of being close to their habitat even for a short time.
> THE CEIBA .- Its scientific name is Amazilia Luciae, a species of hummingbird of the family trochilidae, tiny American bird that is characterized by the wonderful coloring of its plumage, extraordinary way of flying and peculiar habits of feeding. They do not sing, but emit a buzzing with their wings, which move faster than any other bird, to such an extent that it does not distinguish itself when it flies.
They frequent this bird dwells in places where they abound honeysuckles and other similar plants, since it feeds on the nectar and small insects found inside the flowers. As it goes from one to another plant, it also contributes to pollinating them, just like bees do.
The hummingbird can only perch on the branches, as they are unable to walk or run on the ground. They build their nests using cobwebs, moss and lichens, and secure them to sturdy twigs, pineapples and leaves, well above ground level.
The Honduran species is common in the dry forests and scrub of the valley of Aguan superior, located in the department of Yoro, also abound in the department of Santa Barbara.
The Colibrí Esmeralda, popularly known as the chupaflor, is a unique jewel in the World and the place of origin is Honduras. It has a predominant emerald green plumage, from which comes its name, small bird that measures approximately 10 centimeters, with long beak and slightly hunched down, in the upper predominates the color black and the reddish in the bottom. Its flight is joyful, unpredictable, vivacious and a cause of admiration to all those who have the privilege of being close to their habitat even for a short time.
The Emerald Hummingbird feeds on the nectar of the flowers, mainly of the red ones, sometimes feeding on insects to supply themselves with proteins. You can flap your wings up to 80 times per second, have perfected your precision flight, walk on the ground is no longer an alternative.
It is a perfect example of balance, if your size was bigger could not maintain the flight and if it were smaller it could not keep warm, it needs a lot of energy to keep going.
The Honduran Association of Ornithology, AHO, is the only organization that is well- this species, which is currently in danger of extinction, making efforts to prevent this unique species in the world to disappear.
As you can see, the Emerald Colibri is definitely a hundred percent catracha , because it is the only place in the world where it exists.
BY: KENYA VALLADARES