Booted Racket-tail, Ecuador

Booted Racket-tail
Tandayapa, Ecuador
Canon EOS 5D   *   EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM +1.4x   *   ISO 160   *   1/200 sec @ f/18

Booted Racket-tails are tiny hummers, but the males seem larger because of their distinctive long tails. When they're present, the air is filled with their gentle trilling calls.

This male visits a local flower spiked with sugar water.

Photo ID: 20081024-293

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