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Steely-vented Hummingbird on Abutilon

Amazilia saucerrottei

(Steely-vented Hummingbird / Amazilia verde azul)


Taken in La Ceja, Colombia; 2.300 meters above sea level.


The Steely-vented Hummingbird is a medium-sized hummingbird that is a resident breeder from Colombia Venezuela, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. This hummingbird inhabits open woodland such as second growth, coffee plantations, gardens, savanna, and the edges and gaps of evergreen forests.


The tongue is used for probing the nectaries of flowers.


Source: Wikipedia


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Taken on July 15, 2015