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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Green Hermit

While in the cloud forests of Costa Rica, this strange looking hummingbird nearly flew right in to me. The green hermit's strange, curved bill allows it to feed from a variety of flowers most straight-billed hummingbirds cannot.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: Vera Blanca, Costa Rica
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T5
Copyright: © Jason Traverse