Having the right tool for the job is critical. In this image, a Sword-billed Hummingbird (Ensifera ensifera) is able to reach the nectar of a Red Angel Trumpet flower that other hummingbirds are not. It is the only species of bird in which its bill is longer than the rest of its body. The bill of this species is just under six inches in length.
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