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Suriname November 2011

We had two run-ins with high-perched male Tufted Coquettes Lophornis ornatus - what a magical bird, barely done justice by my poor digiscope pics. Note that the dark spots on the remarkable orange tufts turn sparking green from a front view!:




In a small tree next to the restaurant a female had two juveniles sitting patiently, waiting to be fed: