Photographed in Tobago, Panama, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Guatemala, the hummingbirds below are great examples of the beautiful birds to be found in Central and South America. We found the photos in our galleries. Enjoy!
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RUBY-TOPAZ HUMMINGBIRD: RLewis0727 snapped this dazzling image of a hovering male at Adventure Farm near Plymouth, Tobago.
BRONZY HERMIT: JBirds got this close-up of a perched bird on Isla Colon in the Bocas del Toro archipelago in Panama.
LONG-TAILED HERMIT: Lorarend found this bird feeding at the Laguna del Lagarto Lodge in Costa Rica.
SWORD-BILLED HUMMINGBIRD: This super long-billed bird was at the Yanacocha Reserve in the Mindo Cloud Forest of Ecuador. Online member PhotosByBen took the photo.
RUFOUS SABREWING: Maxmast caught this bird poking a flower for food at Finca El Pilar in Antigua, Guatemala.
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