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Bananaquit        Images © Mark A. Chappell

Bananaquits are small Neotropical fruit-eaters and nectar-feeders of uncertain phylogenetic position.   Both sexes have similar color patters but males are considerably brighter than females.   These were photographed in Peru, Panama, and Colombia.

  • Canon 1D Mk II, 1D4, or 7D2; 500 mm f4 IS +2X converter or 800 mm IS + 1.4X converter, fill-in flash (2006, 2013, 2014, 2016)