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Purple-throated Mountain-Gem, Male
Purple-throated Mountain-Gem (Lampornis calolaemus calolaemus) male. Nectaring an Inga tree (Inga sp.: Fabaceae) in the canopy.
Habitat
From a suspension bridge over the canopy, Montane cloud forest at ca. 800 m (2,567 ft) elevation.
Location
Monteverde Sky Walk, Monteverde, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
Date taken
July 2023
Scientific name
Lampornis calolaemus
Equipment used
Canon
a fabulous setting for this attractive hummingbird, Stanley, wonderful colors and details and perfect timing, love it, many tfs!!
 
Always prefer to capture hummers feeding on natural rather than plastic flowers as you have done here. Great bird and lovely natural setting! tfs.
 
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Beautiful!!!

A cracking picture that Stanley - thanks so much for showing him to us my friend.
 

Media information

Category
Central & South America & Mexico
Added by
Stanley Jones
Date added
View count
178
Comment count
9

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS R5
Aperture
ƒ/7.1
Focal length
451.0 mm
Exposure time
1/1250 second(s)
ISO
8000
Filename
Purple-throated Mountainb-Gem, Sky Walk, Monteverde, Costa Rica-SharpenAI-focus.jpg
File size
2.5 MB
Date taken
Tue, 04 July 2023 3:59 PM
Dimensions
1024px x 992px

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