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Frilled Coquette

Lophornis magnificus

Description:

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.

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27 Comments (1–25)

So cute!!!!
Amazing series!

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 5 years ago

What a sight!

The MnMs
The MnMs 5 years ago

I would like to invite you to post your spottings of hummingbirds in the new mission for Hummingbirds of the New World:
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1244...
:-)

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 7 years ago

Beautiful! I love your birds collection!

irina.pisaroglo.sf
irina.pisaroglo.sf 7 years ago

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surekha
surekha 7 years ago

Beautiful spotting! Congratulations!

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Wonderful spot! Congratulations Aisse!

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 7 years ago

What a little beauty! Congrats!

Arun
Arun 7 years ago

Great spotting .... Congrts !!

vivianpoma
vivianpoma 7 years ago

congrats, really wonderful!!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Parabéns Aisse. Suas fotos de pássaros são de arrepiar!

mcaul6515
mcaul6515 7 years ago

Well done on spotting of the day!!!! :) Well deserved

mcaul6515
mcaul6515 7 years ago

So cute! He looks so fluffy!!!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Congratulations Aisse! It is such fun to see endemic species that don't exist anywhere else. Great picture!

The MnMs
The MnMs 7 years ago

Congratulations! Is such a beautiful hummingbird!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

Congratulations Great Spotting !!

Congrats Aisse!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 7 years ago

Wow!!! Great shot!!!

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Congratulations - wonderful spotting!

Congratulations !

Yasser
Yasser 7 years ago

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.

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Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 7 years ago

What an awesome hummer

MarcTe
MarcTe 7 years ago

awesome!

The MnMs
The MnMs 7 years ago

Love this photo too!

So small! :0

Aisse Gaertner
Spotted by
Aisse Gaertner

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Spotted on Sep 14, 2013
Submitted on Sep 14, 2013

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