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VIOLET-TAILED SYLPH (hummingbird) MALE Aglaiocercus coelestix Facing to the Left in the Mindo Valley in Northwestern ECUADOR. Hummingbird Photo by Peter Wendelken. | by Neotropical Pete
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VIOLET-TAILED SYLPH (hummingbird) MALE Aglaiocercus coelestix Facing to the Left in the Mindo Valley in Northwestern ECUADOR. Hummingbird Photo by Peter Wendelken.

This photo was taken on July 2, 2012. The Violet-tailed Sylph male has a tail that reminds me of a stained glass window.

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Un colibrí de nombre común Silfo Colivioleta Aglaiocercus coelestix está mirando a la izquierda en el Valle de Mindo en el nordoeste de Ecuador en julio de 2012.

 

For OPTIMAL VIEWING of this seemingly creature of myth, the Violet-tailed Sylph male, VIEW AT THE GIANT SIZE (870 x 1200) using the direct Flickr link: www.flickr.com/photos/neotropical_birds_mayan_ruins/76187...

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Taken on July 19, 2012