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Natures Hovercraft, The Forktailed Woodnymph Hummingbird

Natures Hovercraft, The Forktailed Woodnymph Hummingbird (Thalurania furcata)

And thats how natures hovercraft hovers with the wings beating at around 80 times per second and speeds up to 80kmph and the capacity to fly forward or backward or hover in the same position while feeding. A marvellous little creature. Forktailed Woodnymph shot near Lake Sandoval, Peru.
Amazon Rainforests
Lake sandoval, Tambopata, Peru
Date taken
23 June 2018
Scientific name
Thalurania furcata
Equipment used
Canon 1DX MII, Canon 400mm f2.8 with 2X Extender
a brilliant photo of this beautiful hummingbird, with stunning details and colors and captured in a marvelous setting, top quality, many tfs!!!
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Mmmmm.... isn't he beautiful Shreyas.

A super picture you've taken of this hummer - very well done.

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