Purple-throated Woodstar, Ecuador

Purple-throated Woodstar
Tandayapa, Ecuador
Canon EOS 5D   *   EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM +1.4x   *   ISO 125   *   1/200 sec @ f/16

The Woodstars are some of the smallest hummingbirds in the world, and resemble bumble-bees. This one has flared its tail, revealing detailed patterning, frozen with multiple flash.

Photo ID: 20081022-100

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