• Aperture: ƒ/14
  • Camera: NIKON D5
  • Taken: 20 November, 2018 12:39
  • Focal length: 700mm
  • ISO: 200
  • Shutter speed: 1/125 s

This species is one of the smallest of the hummingbirds, and weighs just 3 g (0,11 oz) and is commonly seen in Ecuador.

This is a male green thorntail, and the largest of the sexes, measuring 10 cm (3.9 in) long. Its small size makes the wings sound like a large bumble bee.

Green Thorntail (Discosura conversii)

It sounds like this:

Elevation: 1310 meters

  • Aperture: ƒ/14
  • Camera: NIKON D5
  • Focal length: 700mm
  • ISO: 200
  • Shutter speed: 1/125 s

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