This little bird is a type of hummingbird and part of the Trochilidae family. It’s only found in Honduras and is currently listed as a Critically Endangered species. Relatively small in size and mostly green in color, Honduran Emeralds live in the arid interior valleys of Honduras. Their range has included Yoro, Olanchito, the Agalta valley, and Valle de Telica. Surveys conducted in late 2008 also found the bird sparsely throughout 6 sections of forest in the Santa Barbara department. Although they choose scrub and thorn-forests as their home, their habitat is severely under threat. Most of the thorn-forest area…
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