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Cinnamon Hummingbird,Nicaragua


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A medium-sized hummingbird, the species measures about 10 cm (3.9 in) and weighs around 5 g (0.18 oz).[2]

The upper parts are metallic bronze green while the underparts cinnamon, paler on the chin and upper throat, the wings are dark. Bill is red with a black tip.

The cinnamon hummingbird (Amazilia rutila) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found from northwestern Mexico to Costa Rica. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forestsubtropical or tropical moist lowland forestsubtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.

The info taken from Wikipedia

One day I had the opportunity to photograph this little baby waiting for a parent to feed it in my garden. I was able to set up the camera and tripod within five feet of my little subject. The hummingbirds are use to me being around them. I used my 200 mm lens.

The lighting was good. I was able to achieve a high shutter speed for good stop action. It was a delightful six hours of observing and capturing the hummingbird doing its thing

 

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~ by kenben on 03/07/2018.

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