Hummingbird image of Costa Rican Magnificent species. The Magnificent hummingbird seen here is about to feed on these hanging pinkish purple flowers. This inflight action closeup shows the hummingbird preparing to enjoy a sweet treat. Preferring the flowers with the highest sugar content of nectar they use a hovering flight pattern to feast. The specimen seen in this hummingbird image is of a female. Distinguished by her grey throat feathering, she takes on the sole parenting role weaving a cup-shaped nest for her clutch of 2-3 eggs. Image taken in the Cordillera de Talamanca volcanic region of Costa Rica.
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