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Wedge-billed Hummingbird

Schistes geoffroyi

Description:

taking nectar from the baser of a trailing Abutilon

Habitat:

cloudforest, 2400m

Notes:

This bird came to feed on the planted Abutilon flowers around the HQ at Santuario Otun Quimbaya.

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13 Comments

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks Landmark!

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 6 years ago

amazing dan!

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks Karen and Rieko!

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Perfect timing Dan!

RiekoS
RiekoS 6 years ago

I love the flowers too.

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks Green Reclamation for the ID and ceejayalyssa for the comment.

ceejayalyssa
ceejayalyssa 6 years ago

very pretty!

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks bellatrix1313 and Jemma.

Hema
Hema 6 years ago

lovely, Dan.

bellatrix1313
bellatrix1313 6 years ago

Amazing!

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks Mona and Lauren. The flower is Trailing Abutilon.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abutilon_me...

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 6 years ago

Beautiful series Dan and so neat how you captured it piercing the flower's base! Is this some kind of Shrimp flower?

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 6 years ago

Very nice..

dandoucette
Spotted by
dandoucette

Risaralda, Colombia

Spotted on Dec 21, 2012
Submitted on Sep 8, 2013

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