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White-tipped Sicklebill

Eutoxeres aquila heterurus

 

Buenaventura Reserve, El Oro, Ecuador.

 

Found in humid forest in southern Central American and northwestern South America. It's striking bill is specialized to feed on certain species of Heliconia flowers.

 

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Taken on August 27, 2013