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Rufous-tailed Hummingbird

Amazilia tzacatl


This is probably the most common hummingbird in Costa Rica, it is found from mexico to the northern part of South America; 3 individual visite my small garden (6X7 meters) close to the city of San Jose, (just 1.5 km away). This one is enjoying a shower on top of a torch ginger leaf.


Edges of forest and gardens


Adult measures about 12 centimeters long and weighs approximately 5.5 grams

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Maria dB
Maria dB a year ago

That is a spectacular shot, Jonathan! Muy bien!

“Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!”

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway a year ago

Lovely !

Thanks for your comments.

DrNamgyalTSherpa a year ago

What is joy even a bird can demonstrate! Simply beautiful!

SukanyaDatta a year ago

This is such a sweet shot. Thank you.

armadeus.4 a year ago

Beautiful shot Jonathan! Certainly looks as though it is enjoying a shower :D Thank you for sharing :)

Jonathan Sequeira
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Jonathan Sequeira

Cinco Esquinas, San José, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jul 18, 2020
Submitted on Jul 20, 2020

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