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Black-breasted Puffleg

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Old Wednesday 6th June 2012, 04:35   #1
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Black-breasted Puffleg

Was out today at Yanacocha Pichincha Ecuador and was blessed to see the critically endangered Black-breasted Puffleg. It was a lone female visiting flowers off of one of the reserves side trails. Spent about 30 minutes observing and photographing it. I was told that the last time it was photographed was July of 2009. It made for a beautiful day.
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Great bird, Steve. It's been several years since one was reliable recorded...

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Nice going Steve....Ecuador is abound with rare birds, shots and situations.... keep on trucking my friend...jim
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