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A Hummingbird Crown purplish , sucking on a flower Achira . The Crown purplish , is one of the most beautiful Hummingbirds in the province of Misiones and I was lucky enough to record this incredible moment , which extends its tongue over the petals of a flower Achira , one of the native plants preferred by hummingbirds . It's amazing to take pictures of these birds in flight just 15 cm away and see in detail the language , feathers and roughness of the peak, something rarely seen . Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)

TAGS: Argentina, Hummingbird, Jungle

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Lanús - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Member since 2015
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© Nicolás Arturo Pérez.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2014
Total Views: 50
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2015, 4:38 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 100mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f11
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PHOTO LOCATION Iguazú, Misiones., Argentina