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Green-backed firecrown

Sephanoides sephaniodes

Description:

The Green-backed Firecrown is a hummingbird that is found in Argentina and Chile. It can be fairly common in some locations, especially the Robinson Crusoe Island, 350 miles off the Chilean coast. It is found as far south as Tierra del Fuego.

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7 Comments

Genial.

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

Amazing!

Genial marcos. Qué suerte! el que rescaté yo estaba súper nervioso.

CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 9 years ago

Don't apologize for your english :) You're lucky to have had this encounter. Wonderful spotting!

Hi Courtney, really didn't ... it was catched in a mist nest and then suffered hypothermia...so, I take it and gave it my heat ... and then put on my finger and fly!!! (sorry for my English :)

BlissFam
BlissFam 9 years ago

I'm with courtney! so amazing!

CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 9 years ago

How did you get it to land on your finger?

Ovalle, IV Región de Coquimbo, Chile

Spotted on Jul 10, 2012
Submitted on Jul 10, 2012

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