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Green-throated Carib in St. Lucia
Green-throated Carib in St. Lucia

The Green-throated Carib (Eulampis holosericeus) is a large hummingbird with a slightly down-curved bill. Though iridescent green, it appears black in moderate to poor light. It has a brilliant green gorget bordered by metallic blue and a black belly. It is easily distinguished from Purple-throated Carib by its dully colored wings and less curved bill.

This species occurs in a range of habitats, including wet forests, semi-deciduous woodlands, and second growth, although its distribution may vary among islands across moisture and elevational gradients. Although this species is a resident, some individuals may disperse to wetter areas in post-breeding movements.  [Neotropical Birds]

Green-throated Carib in St. Lucia
Green-throated Carib in St. Lucia

It is found in the Caribbean islands and Lesser Antilles, locations including Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the British Virgin Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands. [Wikipedia]

Green-throated Carib in St. Lucia
Green-throated Carib in St. Lucia

6 comments on “Green-throated Carib

  1. Amy says:

    What a treat to see this beauty!


    1. I haven’t had much luck with hummingbirds over the years, but that day I managed to photograph two in a matter of minutes.

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