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A few birds from Wayqecha

October 27, 2010

Baby hummingbird and egg

This baby hummingbird is in the hand of a doctoral student studying reproductive investment in birds across an elevational gradient. Don’t worry about the baby – contrary to popular belief, touching baby birds does not scare away the parents or cause them to abandon the nest.

Hummingbird in rain

Great Thrush

Female Swallow-tailed Nightjar

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