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Violet-fronted brilliant

Heliodoxa leadbeateri


Slender majorly dark and black green hummingbird. White patch behind the eye. Short tail.


In the Botanical Garden of Topotepuy, Caracas, Venezuela. Near mountain range. At about 1500 above sea level.


There were loads of these little guys humming around the garden, hanging around the feeders. At Topotepuy about 140 species of hummingbirds have been spotted. This one sat on a branch and started to clean his features while we ( a small group of 4 year olds ) were looking at him.

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1 Comment

maplemoth662 a year ago

Photo No. 1: is a very beautiful, portrait photo....beautiful colors....

Parroquia Santa Rosalía de Palermo, Miranda, Venezuela

Lat: 10.42, Long: -66.85

Spotted on Mar 13, 2018
Submitted on Mar 15, 2018

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