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Buff-tailed coronet (Boissonneaua flavescens) Acaime Reserve, Quindio, Colombia. Jun 10, 2014. Boissonneaua flavescens,Buff-tailed coronet,Colombia,Geotagged,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Buff-tailed coronet (Boissonneaua flavescens)

Acaime Reserve, Quindio, Colombia. Jun 10, 2014.

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  1. Fantastic shot, Thibaud, amazing detail! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks! It's funny, photographing a hummingbird in a forest is a giant pain. Put up a few sugar feeders, and suddenly they are literally the easiest neotropical birds to takes pictures of! Posted 3 years ago
      1. Will keep that in mind :) Posted 3 years ago

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The buff-tailed coronet is a species of hummingbird from the family Trochilidea. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela. Distinguishing characteristics are the short bill, glittering green coloration, and buffy color under the remiges and rectrices . Like other hummingbirds, the buff-tailed coronet is often found in mid-level forest to canopy searching for flowers with nectar and some insects. This bird is commonly found from 1500–2400 meters above sea level.

Similar species: Swifts And Hummingbirds
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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By Thibaud Aronson

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Uploaded Aug 19, 2016. Captured Jun 10, 2014 12:33 in Vía al Valle del Cocora, Salento, Quindío, Colombia.
  • PENTAX K-3
  • f/8.0
  • 1/1000s
  • ISO3200
  • 190mm