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Rufous tailed hummingbird

Amazilia tzacatl


This is a small young Rufous-tailed Hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl), a medium-sized hummingbird that breeds from east-central Mexico, through Central America and Colombia, east to western Venezuela and south through western Ecuador to near the border with Peru. Rufous-tailed Hummingbirds are very aggressive, and defend flowers and shrubs in their feeding territories. They are dominant over most other hummingbirds.


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outsidegirl0 6 years ago

cool pic

JOHN2 6 years ago

Great picture of a really pretty bird!

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Orosi, Provincia Cartago, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.74, Long: -83.71

Spotted on Jul 30, 2013
Submitted on Jul 30, 2013

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