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Purple-throated Woodstar

Calliphlox mitchellii

Description:

This female Purple-throated Woodstar, a hummingbird, frequently came for nectar at the Santa Lucía Cloud Forest Reserve. Note her little tongue sticking out every time she sips some nectar (see video).

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JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 7 years ago

Cool spotting! I would love to invite you to my new mission for Ecuador's birds: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/4508...

JasmineJ
Spotted by
JasmineJ

Quito, Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador

Spotted on Dec 7, 2012
Submitted on Jul 16, 2013

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