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Red-legged Honeycreeper

Red-legged Honeycreeper

Scientific name: Cyanerpes cyaneus
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae

The male is on the left, female on the right.

The Red-legged Honeycreeper is a small bird in the tanager family. It is found in the tropical New World from southern Mexico south to Peru, Bolivia and central Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago, and on Cuba, where possibly introduced. This is a species of forest edge, open woodland, and cocoa and citrus plantations. The Red-legged Honeycreeper is often found in small groups. It feeds on insects, some fruit and nectar.

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Canon EOS-1D Mark III ,Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM
1/80s f/9.0 at 420mm (EF 300mm + EF 1.4x TC) ISO 1600 full exif

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