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14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The fairy hummingbird

A rarely seen Black eared fairy hummingbird visits a flower of a flame tree in the heart of the Atlantic rain forest in Brazil.A photo that took 2 months to shoot, having to rely on a beam of sunlight penetrating the rain forest to illuminate the flower and a extreme amount of luck for the hummingbird to visit the flower at the same time.

TAGS: Atlantic, Brazil, Hummingbird, Rainforest

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Croydon, Australia
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2016
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 9, 2016, 6:35 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Itatiaia, Brazil