1. Green Thorntail Discosura conversii, male, Mirador de Catarata, Alajuela, Costa Rica, February 10, 2003.  © Katherine A. Feldman.  Found on the Caribbean slope in Costa Rica, this species occurs south into northern South America.  Note the white band across the back and the long, wiry tail.

2. Green Thorntail D. conversii, male, Mirador de Catarata, Alajuela, Costa Rica, February 10, 2003.  Same individual as above.  © Katherine A. Feldman. 

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