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Regional endemic Hummingbirds of Costa Rica & Western Panama plate.

Regional endemic Hummingbirds of Costa Rica & Western Panama plate. (See description.)

This multi bird plate of the regional endemic (RE) birds of Costa Rica & Western Panama is from a side project I’m doing just for fun.
It’s a growing collection that currently also includes,

the RE Tanagers of Costa Rica,
the RE Wrens of Costa Rica,
the iconic RE birds of Costa Rica,
the highland RE’s of Costa Rica.

These are fun to do but they’re fussy about layout. Relative size proportions are a thing as I’m trying to size the birds correctly in relation to one another. I have a new appreciation for the hard work that goes into the plates we see in field guides.

White-crested Coquette, (Lophornis adorabilis)
White-bellied Mountain-gem, Oreopyra hemileucus
Snowcap, (Microchera albocoronata)
Purple-throated Mountain Gem. (Lampornis calolaemus)
Coppery-headed Emerald, (Microchera cupreiceps)
White-throated mountain-Gem, ( Lampornis castaneoventris)
Mangrove Hummingbird, (Amazilia boucardi)
Fiery throated Hummingbird, (Panterpe insignis)
Talamanca Hummingbird, (Eugenes spectabilis)
White-tailed Emerald, (Microchera chionura)
Black-bellied Hummingbird, (Eupherusa nigriventris)
Charming Hummingbird, (Polyerata decora)
Garden Emerald, (Chlorostilbon assimilis)
Scintillant Hummingbird, (Selasphorus scintilla)
Volcano Hummingbird, (Selasphorus flammula)
Magenta-throated Woodstar, (Philodice bryantae)
Snowy-bellied Hummingbird, (Saucerottia edward)
Costa Rica, et al
All the hummingbirds in this plate are found in almost all the biomes, habitats and elevations of Costa Rica and western Panama.
Date taken
Painted 2021
Scientific name
See description.
Equipment used
Ipad Pro, procreate

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