White-tailed Sabrewing - Campylopterus ensipennis

Campyloptère à queue blanche

White-tailed Sabrewing male adult breeding, identification
A highly range-restricted species found in the Sucre Monagas Mountains of north-east Venezuela in the Rain forest of northern Tobago.
The Tobago population was almost wiped-out by hurricane Flora in 1963 is only now recovering.

  • identification
  • adult
  • breeding
  • Colibrí Coliblanco
  • Weißschwanz-Degenflügel
  • Campylopterus ensipennis
  • Apodiformes

The species

Classification

Order  : Apodiformes
Family : Trochilidae
Species : White-tailed Sabrewing

Geographic range by countries


specie's pictures

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The picture

O.Net ref. : stga49319
Author :
RAINBIRDER
Gender : ♂
Plumage : adult, breeding

Shooting

date : 2006 Jul
Country : Trinidad and Tobago (td)
Region : Ward of Tobago
Place : Tobago Forest Reserve Tobago Forest Reserve
Lat. : 11° 16' 17'' North
Lng. : 60° 37' 41'' West

Exif Data [+] [-]



Model : Canon 1D mkII

Exposure : 1/60s s

aperture : f5.6


Focal length : 700 mm


Iso : 800


Flash : no