Pint-sized Fighters


In the highlands of Costa Rica, two fiery-throated hummingbirds (Panterpe insignis) fight for a vantage point. Thanks to man-made feeding stations, these tiny birds have a constant supply of food and spend much of their time squabbling over the best perches.


Image details
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Lens: Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM
Location: Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica
Date: Apr 2016
Focal Length: 300
Exposure: 1/500
Aperture: f/4.0
ISO: 1000

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