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Photography by Charles W. Melton
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Ecuadorian Hillstar

Ecuadorian Hillstar is a high-altitude hummingbird in the Andes Mountains. They perch while feeding to conserve energy. This male is feeding at a chuquiragua flower. The video was taken at an elevation of 13,000 feet in Cajas National Park, Ecuador. The video will start playing automatically after a brief download. Now Available: White-eared Hummingbird DVD. Details here.

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