Bahama Woodstar: Medium hummingbird, iridescent green upperparts, violet-pink throat, partial white collar, and mixed buff- and olive-green underparts; may have pink-tinged forehead. Forked tail is black with orange-brown center. Bill is slightly decurved. Direct and hovering flight.
Range and Habitat
Bahama Woodstar: Endemic and common in the Bahamas; very rare, but perhaps overlooked visitor to south Florida. Inhabits areas of scrubby and low-growth vegetation; also found around gardens in south Florida.
The Bahama Woodstar has a range of around 140,000 square kilometers around the globe. It is native to the Bahamas as well as the United States and the Turks and Caicos Islands. Although there is no exact estimation of the population of the Bahama Woodstar, it has been described as frequent within its limited range. Consequently, the rating of the Bahama Woodstar is currently Least Concern due to no concern at this time that the population is either declining of nearing a possible decline.
The Bahama Woodstar nests all year round and does not migrate.
Tails on male birds are deeply forked, females are much more rounded.
A group of hummingbirds has many collective nouns, including a “bouquet", "glittering", "hover", "shimmer", and "tune” of hummingbirds.