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Two hummingbirds hover above a flower, Peru 06 Sep 2016

Posted on 06 Sep 2016
White-tailed Hillstar, Urochroa bougueri, two hummingbirds in flight on the ping flower in Peru
White-tailed Hillstar, Urochroa bougueri, two hummingbirds in flight on the ping flower in Peru
White-tailed Hillstar, Urochroa bougueri, two hummingbirds in flight on the ping flower in Peru

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The white-tailed hillstar (Urochroa bougueri) is a species of hummingbird that can be found in northern Peru. Its preferred habitat is humid, montane forest, often near water, where it can forage on the nectar of exotic flora, as well as aerial insects.

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