One of the world’s rarest and smallest hummingbirds, the tiny Esmeraldas Woodstar, will receive new protections from a reserve established in Ecuador through a cooperative effort involving Fundación Jocotoco, World Land Trust-US, and American Bird Conservancy. This striking violet, green, white, and copper-colored hummingbird, which measures barely 2 ½” long and which local people call [...]

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