Photo Galleries: Panama: Fall at El Valle's Canopy Lodge Extension 2010 Barry Zimmer

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Panama: Fall at El Valle's Canopy Lodge Extension

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"Snowcap!" came the cry from someone in our group. This tiny (2 and 3/4 inches) wine-colored hummingbird with the bright white cap was one of our main targets for the day on Altos del Maria above El Valle. Now we had it perched and were able to enjoy scope views for several minutes. Quickly though, we were distracted by a male White-tailed Emerald. This species of hummingbird is rather rare in the region (I had never seen one here before) and now he was contesting the Snowcap for a ... Read More