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Lanceolated monklet - side view, Tatama National Park, Colombia I love this bird for its beautiful earth tones, but even more so for its behavior. Instead of fleeing like most birds, it poses as if to ensure we gets its good side. Closeup:<br />
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Lanceolated monklet - side view, Tatama National Park, Colombia

I love this bird for its beautiful earth tones, but even more so for its behavior. Instead of fleeing like most birds, it poses as if to ensure we gets its good side. Closeup:

Lanceolated monklet - closeup, Tatama National Park, Colombia I love this bird for its beautiful earth tones, but even more so for its behavior. Instead of fleeing like most birds, it poses as if to ensure we gets its good side. Side view:<br />
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The lanceolated monklet is a species of bird in the Bucconidae family, the puffbirds. It is the only member of the genus ''Micromonacha''.

It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, and Peru. In the western Amazon Basin, it ranges from the Purus River in the southwest Basin, Amazonas state to the Japurá River of southern Colombia in the northwest.

Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical and tropical.. more

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Uploaded Feb 3, 2018. Captured Oct 19, 2017 08:33 in Apía-Tadó, Condoto, Chocó, Colombia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/8.0
  • 1/400s
  • ISO1250
  • 550mm