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Viridian metaltail        Images © Mark A. Chappell

Metaltails are small hummingbirds with 'metallic' tail coloration (in good light). This is the viridian metaltail, from Colombia  These were photographed near feeders at a hot springs resort on the slopes below Los Nevados National Park near Manizales.

  • Canon 7DII; 800 mm IS lens + extension tubes or 1.4X extender, fill-in flash (2015)