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The Frilled Coquette (Lophornis magnificus) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found only in Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest. At 6.5 to 7 cm (2.6 to 2.8 in) and a weight of 2.1 g (0.074 oz), this is one of the smallest birds alive.
Spotted on Sep 14, 2013
Submitted on Sep 14, 2013
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What a sight!
I would like to invite you to post your spottings of hummingbirds in the new mission for Hummingbirds of the New World:
Beautiful! I love your birds collection!
Beautiful spotting! Congratulations!
Wonderful spot! Congratulations Aisse!
What a little beauty! Congrats!
Great spotting .... Congrts !!
congrats, really wonderful!!
Parabéns Aisse. Suas fotos de pássaros são de arrepiar!
Well done on spotting of the day!!!! :) Well deserved
So cute! He looks so fluffy!!!
Congratulations Aisse! It is such fun to see endemic species that don't exist anywhere else. Great picture!
Congratulations! Is such a beautiful hummingbird!
Congratulations Great Spotting !!
Wow!!! Great shot!!!
Congratulations - wonderful spotting!
Congrats Aisse! This gorgeous hummingbird has been selected as Spotting of the Day! Thanks for all the fantastic photo submissions and we look forward to seeing many more.
What an awesome hummer
Love this photo too!
So small! :0