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Beija-flor-tesoura(Swallow-tailed Hummingbird)

Eupetomena macroura


This bird is between 15 and 19 cm, and weighs 9g. The head, neck and upper chest is violet blue. The rest of the plumage is dark green. It has a small white spot behind the eyes. The pinions are dark brown. The raquis external primaries are extended. The tail is dark blue. The nose is slightly bent down and black. Its main characteristic is the long and forked tail.


It can be found throughout Brazil, except in the Amazon.


Camera Nikon D750

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Mattie Wiuff
Mattie Wiuff 7 years ago

Amazing feathers it's like a bird and a rainbow combined nice work

CalebSteindel 7 years ago

such vividness and clarity!

Awesome series Cassio,congrats and thanks for sharing

Spectacular !

AshleyT 7 years ago


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MG, Brazil

Spotted on May 2, 2015
Submitted on May 2, 2015

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