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Coppery-headed Emerald

Image # 1D4_00254

La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Costa Rica


Canon 100-400L/f4.5-5.6 IS at 400mm

ISO 400, f/5.6, 1/500 second

Manual Exposure

Bogen Monopod/Arca Swiss B1/Wimberley Sidekick

The feeders at the La Paz Waterfall Gardens attract a wide variety of Hummingbird species, and I always enjoy shooting there.  I was unable to identify this species, and posted this at the forum at, and one of the very knowledgeable birders there identified this as the Copopery-headed Emerald hummingbird.