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Giant Galapagos Tortoise
Northern Lights
Beautiful Horror
Ghoul in the Lake
Rio's favelas
Maine Barn Fire
Icelandic rivers
The Golden Gate from Jolèn
Chains
Playground Seats
A Dangerous Lunch
The Green Hermit
Coming in for a Landing!
The 7 silhouette under the giant aquarium.
Eclipse sun erupting as eclipse passing
A girl and her friend
Petey Peanut hidden out amonst the weeds
A Boy Giving a Packet of chips to his sister
My sister, the international traveler
A unique building against a blue sky
Lake Day
Black cat atop the fridge
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15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The Green Hermit

While in the cloud forests of Costa Rica, this strange looking hummingbird nearly flew right in to me. The green hermit's strange, curved bill allows it to feed from a variety of flowers most straight-billed hummingbirds cannot.

TAGS: Costa Rica, Hummingbird, Rainforest, Travel, Wildlife

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Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Jason Traverse.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2017
Total Views: 24
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 19, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T5
Focal Length: 300mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO3200
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PHOTO LOCATION Vera Blanca, Costa Rica