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Andean emerald jewel, Tatama National Park, Colombia A maximum "emerald" effect when using flash on this wonderful species. Agyrtria franciae,Andean emerald,Cerro Montezuma,Choco,Chocó,Colombia,Colombia Choco & Pacific region,Fall,Geotagged,Montezuma,South America,Tatama National Park,Tatamá National Park,World Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Ferdy, you must have a big collection of humming birds . They are just amazing . Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thanks so much, Ernst. Most of these shots are taken at or near feeders. We did not come across many such sites, but when we did, I spent as much time as possible since it's normally almost impossible to get good shots of hummingbirds. Posted 2 years ago
  2. Amazing, simply amazing. It is a pleasure to wake up in the morning and see this among the headlines. Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thank you, Barry, that makes my day. Posted 2 years ago

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The Andean emerald is a species of hummingbird found at forest edge, woodland, gardens and scrub in the Andes of Colombia, Ecuador and northern Peru. It is generally fairly common. It is green above and white below. Some subspecies have a blue crown.

Similar species: Swifts And Hummingbirds
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Dec 18, 2017. Captured Oct 17, 2017 16:57 in Apía-Tadó, Condoto, Chocó, Colombia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/8.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO200
  • 400mm