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Afternoon Bliss
Falls colors at Guardsman Pass
Hickory Blossoms in New Zealand
Pinnacle at Peace Park Memorial
Sunrise over the Pyrenees on El Camino de Santiago
United by Music
Sunrise on El Camino de Santiago
Summit break with a good dog
Young hiker in the strong winds on Mount Madison
Farmhouse Sandals
Singing for Big Mama
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Rare Jordan's Red-Cheeked Salamander
Stone Art in the Street
Butterfly Migration
Painting the World
Gilded Hummingbird -Picaflor Bronceado - (Hylocharis chrysura)
Kayaking Through Sunset
Sap Dripping Off the Side of A Tree
Salmon in a Pond
Fountain Geyser in Fountain Paint Pot erupting
Old Faithful Geyser
Colorful landscape of Fountain Paint Pot
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
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This beautiful picture shows an Amazilia rutila hummingbird from Oaxacan rainforest, you can see the relaxing position of the bird, and you can enjoy its colours and shapes. People in ancient México usually said, that when you lose someone that you love, your darling person will come back like a hummingbird, so after a year that my brother with 20 years old passed away, I was at my grandma's garden when suddenly this beautiful hummingbird came to me and surprisingly he let me get closer to him, that's why I took this beautiful picture, that symbolize something so special to me. I think that in South Mexico (specially in Huatulco where this hummingbird live) we live in a sustainable way, because we plant gardens and trees at home, we take care of our rainforest and wildlife and we teach about the importance of taking care of the nature, all the time teaching with the example to our local people and tourist that come to visit us in Huatulco town. That's why I think this picture match in Natural Word category and also in Sustainable Travel.

TAGS: Hummingbird, Mexico, Oaxaca

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Santa María Huatulco , Mexico
Member since 2016
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© Graciela Flores .
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2015
Total Views: 78
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 14, 2016, 10:09 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON
Camera Model: COOLPIX L810
Focal Length: 56.4mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f5.9
ISO: ISO125
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PHOTO LOCATION Santa María Huatulco , Mexico