Sword-billed Hummingbird (Ensifera ensifera)

This sword-billed hummingbird (Ensifera ensifera) simply defies logic and forces of nature! Despite the enormous length of the beak, it flies just like any other humming bird – except perhaps a bit more tweaking to fit the beak into the flower or feeding port.

Altitude 2706 metres.

It sounds like this:

Cayambe Coca Ecological Reserve, Ecuador

Last updated on 30 June 2024