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Rufous-tailed Hummingbird

Image # 1D4_00088

Rancho Naturalista, Costa Rica


Canon 600L/f4 IS with 1.4x II Teleconverter

ISO 800, f/5.6, 1/1000 second

Aperture Priority at 0 EV

Gitzo 1329/Arca Swiss B1/Wimberley Sidekick

We hiked to this area a couple of times, about 10-15 minutes from the Lodge, where there was a great place to see and shoot Hummingbirds.  I was taking some shots of this one, perched on a branch, when I just got lucky and hit the trigger just as it was getting ready to take off.