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Rufus-gaped Hillstar at a feeder in Ecuador Yet another of the amazing hummingbirds at San Isidro - nice view of the rarely seen claws. Ecuador,Geotagged,Rufous-gaped hillstar,San Isidro,Summer,Urochroa bougueri Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Rufus-gaped Hillstar at a feeder in Ecuador

Yet another of the amazing hummingbirds at San Isidro - nice view of the rarely seen claws.

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  1. Nice shot! Those claws are impressive. Posted one year ago

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The rufous-gaped hillstar formerly known as White-tailed hillstar is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae, and one of two species in the genus ''Urochroa''. It is found in humid montane forest in southern Colombia, Ecuador, and northern Peru.

Similar species: Swifts And Hummingbirds
Species identified by Barry
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Uploaded Apr 10, 2020. Captured Mar 10, 2020 21:55 in Calle Teniente Hugo Ortíz, Cosanga, Ecuador.
  • DC-TZ202
  • f/6.4
  • 10/2500s
  • ISO1600
  • 132mm