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an emerald hummingbird in flight, Costa Rican highlands
September 30, 2014

In for a Treat

“This beautiful hummingbird had been dancing with this amazing flower in the Costa Rican highlands,” writes Your Shot member Florian Kuster. “His attitude, colors, and plumage were just sublime. One can see all the details of even the smallest feather despite the fast movement of the bird’s wings.”

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Photograph by Florian Kuster, National Geographic Your Shot

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