Out of all the hummingbirds I’ve snapped pictures of on my photography tours to Ecuador, the swordbill hummingbird, or sword-billed hummingbird, has to be one of my favorites. It’s amazing how they fly with such a long bill.
This bill comes with big advantages: the sword-billed hummingbird can feed from flowers that other hummingbirds can’t crack. In this slow motion video, you can see a close-up view of one putting its long bill to work.
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