October 31, 2005
Bert Becerra saw this Central American hummingbird deep in the rainforest at the El Macho Waterfall in El Valle de Anton, Panama.
The Violet-crowned Woodnymph (Thalurania colombica)
, also known as Purple-crowned Woodnymph, lives in the humid rainforests from Costa Rica to Venezuela. It is one of the most common hummingbirds in the region.
Becerra used a Canon Digital Rebel, a 75-300mm Canon lens, and flash. View photos of other hummingbirds:
- Anna's Hummingbird female and nestling
- Anna's Hummingbird with a water-soaked bill
- Black-chinned Hummingbird
- Broad-tailed Hummingbird
- Buff-bellied Hummingbird
- Calliope Hummingbird
- Costa's Hummingbird
- Purple-throated Carib
- Ruby-throated Hummingbird perched
- Ruby-throated Hummingbirds swarming a feeder
- Rufous Hummingbird in flight at Oregon's William L. Finley NWR
- Rufous Hummingbird chicks in the nest
- Rufous Hummingbird hovering near a nectar feeder in British Columbia
- Rufous Hummingbird, close-up portrait of hovering bird
- Rufous Hummingbirds colliding in flight
- Rufous-tailed Hummingbird
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