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Antillean Crested Hummingbird

Orthorhyncus cristatus


distinct crest on top of the head, regionally endemic


common and widespread


This was probably the most common hummingbird I saw in Dominica. Hardly a day went by were I didn't see at least a few of these. My favorite hummingbird.

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dandoucette 3 years ago

Thanks armadeus!

armadeus.4 4 years ago

Fantastic series dan!!! They are so hard to get an action shot of. Thank you for sharing :)

Saint Paul Parish, Dominica

Lat: 15.41, Long: -61.37

Spotted on Mar 12, 2013
Submitted on Mar 24, 2013

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