Perched on a wire at close range.

Perched on a wire at close range.
Species: Giant Hummingbird   Patagona gigas
Subspecies: peruviana
Author: Dusan M. Brinkhuizen
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Added to IBC: 11 Mar 2017 - 22:16
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Altitude (m): 
2613 meters
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Dusan M. Brinkhuizen, IBC1340148. Accessible at

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Dusan M. Brinkhuizen, IBC1340148. Photo of Giant Hummingbird Patagona gigas at Guapulo Park, Ecuador. Accessible at

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