Spectacular technical skill displayed here. Great bokeh and rich colors. too many would make the mistake of photographing from the light side when exposing for the shadows gives the wings such beautiful highlights. Beautiful birds on the wing feasting on red berries!
Masked Trogona |It a species of bird in the Trogonidae family. It is fairly common in humid highland forests in South America, mainly the Andes and tepuis. There are eight recognized subspecies of Masked Trogon. Like all trogons, the Masked Trogon feeds on both fruits and insects. The Masked Trogon excavates a cavity nest in the soft wood of a rotting vertical tree trunk.|
This photo was taken on March 28, 2013 in Tanubada, Central, Papua New Guinea, using a Canon EOS REBEL T3i.