This hummingbird image is of the Volcano, or Rose-throated Flamebearer, which lives only in Costa Rica and Chiriqui, Panama. Here in this action closeup picture beating its wings rapidly as it hovers to sip nectar from this tropical flower, this endemic bird delights in a meal.
The volcanic Talamanca mountain range cuts through Costa Rica and Panama, giving way to a diverse ecological system. Creating cloud forests, where moisture is at a high and evaporation at a low, plants abound and nature thrives. This curious biome brings with it opportunities such as this to capture rare hummingbird images.
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