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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Evolution

Unmistakable. This amazing hummingbird presents the longest bird's beak in the world in relation to the total length of its body. It is located in areas between 2,500–3,500 m. It occurs in forests and montane borders, where it uses its beak to feed on tubular and long flowers like the one in the photo.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: Papallacta, Ecuador
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Copyright: © nicolas reusens