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Hummingbirds, La Carbonera, Colombia (1 Viewer)

lbaia

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Hi,

Scanning through old photos, found these hummingbirds. Photos taken in the coffee region of Colombia, around 3500m high, in May 2012.
Help with the IDs?

Thanks
Luis
 

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Birds of Northern South America says next to Buff-Tailed Coronet "all Boissonneaua coronets have the habit of holding their wings up in the air for a few moments after landing on a perch" - an ID tip very nicely shown in your photo!

Also great photo showing the enormous beak length of the Sword-billed. I'm jealous because I haven't managed to see one yet.
 
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