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Home of the Brave
Chispita Gorgimorada
Hornet on a palmetto bloom
paint me like one of your french girls
Underwater photo
La Sorococa
Golden Hooded Tanager
First person view of a prey
A Bumble Bee on a Purple Cone Flower
El Rualdo
Looted Prasat Chen Temple in Cambodia.
Fiery Throated Hummingbird Costa Rica
Natural designs and distortions created by the water
Selfportrait of me doing what I like most taking photos of pools.
Natural distortions of the body underwater
ripples
Flower of Focus
The Compliments of Nature
enchantment
Yellowstone Lake's Morning Light
The fox in the garden
Night Sky of Half Dome
Vast Great Sand Dunes of the Rockies
12th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Fiery Throated Hummingbird Costa Rica

This hummingbird is endemic to Costa Rica and western Panama, where the sun shines on their feathers are they refract light and beautiful colors. This is known as iridescence.

TAGS: Bird, Costa, Costa Rica, Fiery, Hummingbird, Rica

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EscazĂș, Costa Rica
Member since 2014
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© Alvaro Cubero Vega.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2014
Total Views: 92
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 28, 2014, 4 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 400mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: ISO640
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