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Cuban Tody


Cuban Tody
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Copyright: Mario Olteanu (Mariol) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 15 N: 1654] (8221)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-12-28
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
Exposure: f/4, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-01-09 19:12
Viewed: 1609
Points: 2
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One more Tody from my recent vacation in Cuba

Cuban Tody (Todus multicolor)
Order: Coraciiformes Family:Todidae:Monotypic

A small, colorful bird with a distinctly big-headed
appearance. The most brightly colored member of the genus, the Cuban Tody has bright green upperparts with gleaming yellowish-green supercilia, yellow lores, red throat, pinkish flanks, whitish belly, and bright yellow crissum. This species is the only member of the genus occurring in Cuba, where it is widespread across a diversity of habitats and often abundant where it occurs. As is the case with other Todus, this species nests in holes burrowed in clay embankments, occasionally in a rotten trunk or even at the entrance to limestone caves.
(from "NeotropicalBirds")


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6388 W: 89 N: 15535] (65014)
  • [2016-01-10 4:11]

Hi Mario,2 points are not enough,maybe the best pic watching tha last dedicated to this beauty in your gallery,absolutely fantastic! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

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