Rufous-tailed hummingbird feeding from a flower

Rufous-tailed hummingbird feeding from a flower

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Credit: DR P. MARAZZI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Rufous-tailed hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl) feeding from a flower. Hummingbirds feed on nectar and insects. They hover near flowers by flapping their wings many times per second, using a long curved bill to reach the nectar in a flower. This hummingbird is found in tropical Central America, on the edges of wet mountain forests. Photographed in Costa Rica.

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