Birds In Flight...

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Frilled Coquette
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A male of a Frilled Coquette (Lophornis magnificus), one of the smallest hummingbirds in the world, with adults measuring 6.8 cm and weighting less than 3 grams. It is endemic of Brazilian rainforests and, unfortunately, endangered. Picture taken in Itatiaia National Park, Rio de Janeiro.
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Submitted: Wednesday, 22nd July, 2009 04:38 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 6th December, 2008
Focal length: 147 mm
Shutter speed: 1/250 sec
Aperture: F10
ISO: 500
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