Tyrian Metaltail, Ecuador

Tyrian Metaltail
Guango, Ecuador
Canon EOS-1D Mark II   *   EF500mm f/4L IS USM + 1.4X   *   ISO 500   *   1/60 sec @ f/8

This tiny male Tyrian Metaltail briefly perches on a branch near flowers. You can clearly see the tiny feet, which work well for perching, but not for walking. Fill flash helps bring out the colors in natural light.

Photo ID: 20060816-1690

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