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Sparkling violetear, feeding, La Cocha, Colombia Flying:<br />
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Abundant in montane forest, 1400-3500m. Territorial and aggressive. Colibri coruscans,Colombia,Colombia 2018,Colombia South,Fall,Geotagged,South America,Sparkling violetear" /></a></figure><br />
Abundant in montane forest, 1400-3500m. Territorial and aggressive. Colibri coruscans,Colombia,Colombia 2018,Colombia South,Fall,Geotagged,South America,Sparkling violetear Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Sparkling violetear, feeding, La Cocha, Colombia

Flying:

Sparkling violetear, in flight, La Cocha, Colombia Feeding:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/76116/sparkling_violetear_feeding_la_cocha_colombia.html<br />
Abundant in montane forest, 1400-3500m. Territorial and aggressive. Colibri coruscans,Colombia,Colombia 2018,Colombia South,Fall,Geotagged,South America,Sparkling violetear

Abundant in montane forest, 1400-3500m. Territorial and aggressive.

    comments (4)

  1. breathtaking! Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thanks, Yael :) Posted 2 years ago
  2. Absolutely beautiful! Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thank you :) Posted 2 years ago

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The sparkling violetear is a species of hummingbird. It is widespread in highlands of northern and western South America, including a large part of the Andes, the Venezuelan Coastal Range and the Tepuis.

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

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Uploaded Mar 14, 2019. Captured Oct 26, 2018 16:51 in Vía Laguna de la Cocha, Pasto, Nariño, Colombia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/5.6
  • 1/250s
  • ISO1800
  • 400mm