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Buff-tailed Coronet - side view, Jardin, Colombia  Antioquia,Boissonneaua flavescens,Buff-tailed coronet,Colombia,Colombia Choco & Pacific region,Fall,Geotagged,Jardin,Jardín,South America,World Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. So cute!! It looks like its wearing fluffy, white pants! Posted 7 months ago
    1. It was a night of glamour indeed :) Posted 7 months ago
  2. Precious! Posted 7 months ago
    1. Thank you, Lisa. Posted 7 months 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 fchristant
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By fchristant

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Uploaded May 28, 2018. Captured Oct 30, 2017 08:35 in Riosucio - Jardin, Jardín, Antioquia, Colombia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/8.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 450mm