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Rufous Tailed Hummingbird
15-NOV-2012 Dick Keely

Rufous Tailed Hummingbird

Tandayapa Lodge, Quito, Ecuador

Rufous-tailed Hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl) is a medium-sized hummingbird that breeds from east-central Mexico, through Central America and Colombia, east to western Venezuela and south through western Ecuador to near the border with Peru. The larger Escudo Hummingbird from Isla Escudo de Veraguas in Panama is commonly considered a subspecies of the Rufous-tailed Hummingbird. This is a common to abundant bird of open country, river banks, woodland, scrub, forest edge, coffee plantations and gardens up to 1850 m (6000 ft).

Nikon D800E ,Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED VR AF
1/250s f/11.0 at 260.0mm iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
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Milan Vogrin08-Dec-2012 10:35
What a great bird and photo!V!
burtmann04-Dec-2012 12:49
Wonderful color, detail and light. V
Michal Leszczynski04-Dec-2012 07:37
Beautiful capture of this colorful Rufous and his flying pose. Wonderful image. V.
rousselziak04-Dec-2012 07:06
WoW ! Excellent ! -V-
Bryan Murahashi04-Dec-2012 05:38
A beautiful capture. V
coaster04-Dec-2012 00:23
Beautiful!
Paul Keates03-Dec-2012 23:42
Stunning....V
Apostolos Tikopoulos03-Dec-2012 22:59
Superb colours and image. v.
Dan03-Dec-2012 22:55
Excellent v
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