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long-tailed sylph hummingbird - found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela (photo by focusfrog)

Jamaica's National bird...doctor bird or swallow tail humming bird (Trochilus Polytmus), is one of the most outstanding of the 320 species of hummingbirds. It lives only in Jamaica. These birds’ beautiful feathers have no counterpart in the entire bird population and they produce iridescent colours characterstic only of that family. In addition to these beautiful feathers, the mature male has tow long tails which stream behind him when he flies.

from Jess Findlay Photography

The 15 Most Spectacular Hummingbirds!

Fiery-throated Hummingbird - There are about 338 different species of hummingbirds. There are few other birds that rival the spectacular iridescence of the Fiery-throated Hummingbird. Found only in the cloud forest of Costa Rica and western Panama.

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He will cover you with His feathers, and under His wings you will find refuge.. Psalm 91:4

from Science and Nature

Photographer takes perfect snap of kingfisher after 6 years trying

awesome Photographer takes perfect snap of kingfisher after 6 years trying