bee hummingbird, Mellisuga helenae  (Trochiliformes: Trochilidae) - 5474940

bee hummingbird
Mellisuga helenae (Lembeye, 1850)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: Smallest bird in the world - 2" and endemic to Cuba Location wrong on image - Zapata Peninsula is correct
Image type: Field
Image location: Zapata Peninsula, , Cuba

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Specimen in collection: No
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Name: Joy Viola
Organization: Northeastern University
Country: United States

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Image Number: 5474940

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Node Affiliation: Bugwood - UGA

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Image uploaded on Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Image Information last updated on Thursday, August 16, 2012