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Brown Inca
14-NOV-2012 Dick Keely

Brown Inca

Tandayapa Lodge, Quito, Ecuador

The Brown Inca Hummingbird (Coeligena wilsoni) - also known as King's Musketeer or Wilson's Inca - is a hummingbird that is found on the Pacific slope of Andes of western and southwestern Colombia to western Ecuador. They are common at elevations from 3,300 4,300 ft (1,000 - 1,300 meters). Uncommon at higher or lower altitudes; although can occur as low as 2,300 ft (700 m) and up to 6,200 ft (1,900 m). They inhabit wet montane forests (known as "cloud forests") or are found along the thick forest borders. Reference: http://www.avianweb.com/brownincahummingbirds.html

Nikon D800E ,Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED VR AF
1/250s f/11.0 at 280.0mm iso400 full exif

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burtmann06-Dec-2012 12:27
Fantastic work and timing. V
Santi Bravo Figueras06-Dec-2012 06:16
This is an amazing shot!
Barbara Read and Fred Schaad06-Dec-2012 01:32
Beautiful compo! V
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