Return of Bird of the Week: Violet Sabrewing — Wickersham’s Conscience

Another stunningly beautiful hummingbird, to which WC’s photo doesn’t begin to do justice. A gem of purple, blue and green, with a strongly decurved bill, this is another ridiculously colorful hummingbird. It’s also Central America’s largest hummingbird, measuring 15 centimeters (a little over 5.25 inches). Unlike most hummingbirds, male Sabrewings compete for females on a […]

Return of Bird of the Week: Violet Sabrewing — Wickersham’s Conscience

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