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Buffy Helmetcrest seen near the entrance Brisas at NNP Los Nevados Buffy helmetcrest,Colombia,Geotagged,Oxypogon stuebelii,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Buffy Helmetcrest

seen near the entrance Brisas at NNP Los Nevados

    comments (9)

  1. That's awesome! Posted 7 months ago
  2. Fantastic! How did you manage to get so close? Posted 7 months ago
  3. Thank You :) old rules: be there, be prepared, wait, wait, wait, know where the target will land, try, try, try
    and carry a long lense ...
    Posted 7 months ago
    1. Fabulous, I love it and you're dead right about the old rules!!! Thanks! Posted 7 months ago
  4. Ooooooooooooh! I'm so jealous!
    Well done!
    Posted 7 months ago
  5. Very hip looking hummingbird. Great photo. Posted 7 months ago
    1. Ernst, you said it perfectly! Posted 7 months ago, modified 7 months ago
  6. A super image of this unique looking hummer. Posted 7 months ago
  7. A real stunner.
    Posted 7 months ago

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The buffy helmetcrest is a species of hummingbird found only the paramo of the Central Andes of Colombia. In July 2014, this species has listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN Red List.

Similar species: Swifts And Hummingbirds
Species identified by DR_M_Z
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Uploaded Apr 28, 2020. Captured Feb 18, 2020 08:24 in VillamarĂ­a, Caldas, Colombia.
  • NIKON D500
  • f/9.0
  • 1/640s
  • ISO3200
  • 390mm