Sword-billed Hummingbird, Ecuador

Sword-billed Hummingbird
Guango, Ecuador   –   August 17, 2006
Canon EOS-1D Mark II   *   EF500mm f/4L IS USM   *   ISO 800   *   1/80 sec @ f/5.6

The Sword-billed Hummingbird has to be seen to be believed! This female is resting in a tree, with her tongue sticking out a bit from the tip of her enormous bill.

Photo ID: 20060817-1803

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