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Vieques Island Antillean crested hummingbird orthorhynchus cristatus Father Sanchez


This Antillean Crested Hummingbird, Orthorhynchus cristatus is a juvenile male, the crest is not developed yet. It is very common in the islands east of Puerto Rico, including Vieques, allthough not found in the El Yunque forest.

Father Sánchez took this photo. His website has many many fine photos of birds and much more about plants, geology and animals of the West Indies. Father Sanchez Website. opens in new window.

The Birds of Puerto Rico webpage on Elenas El Yunque website.

Hummingbird photos above and below taken by Father Sanchez




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