The Purple-throated Woodstar- Colibri de Mitchell (Calliphlox mitchellii) is a species of hummingbird, and it is one of the four Calliphlox species, the woodstars. In South America the species is restricted to the west slope of the Andes in Colombia, Ecuador, and a minor localized population in Panama, 600 km from its main species distribution.

Look at the amazing and beautiful bird, is exceptionally and very tiny, measures about 7 centimeters, inhabit cloud forest, humid forest, edges and second growth from 800-2000m.

They often forage in the tops of flowering trees where males defend floral territories. Individuals give an appearance of floating as they fly from flower to flower.

 Hawking for insects is also common. This small hummingbird has a forked tail and its white flank patches can be seen in flight. Males have white chest bands and at times, the purplish throat of the male looks nearly black in the field.