13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
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)
© Nicolás Arturo Pérez.
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||Nov. 30, 2015, 4:38 p.m.
||Canon EOS 5D Mark III