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This is Scaly-breasted hummingbird targeting on nectar of flowers on a park in the city of La Fortuna. There are hundreds of species of hummingbirds in the world. I couldn't possibly identify the right one by myself. But our local guide did, of course. Apparently Costa Rican tourist guides have to have deep knowledge of local wildlife.

According to ebird.org Scaly-breasted hummingbird is rather large, dull-plumaged hummingbird of humid tropical lowlands. It favors forest edge and adjacent clearings with trees, flowering bushes, and gardens.

Another angle of attack in the Workshop.

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Additional Photos by Kari Tanskanen (ktanska) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4146 W: 61 N: 6727] (38909)
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