Green Honeycreeper (Immature male) – Southern Ecuador

This image was difficult to identify the bird since it does not show the coloring of a male or a female Green Honeycreeper, in this case it turnout to be and immature male. Most of the images that we see on the internet and identification guides show mature birds or very young birds making it difficult to fell confident in an identification of an immature in this stage of transformation to adulthood.
Green Honeycreeper sitting by a flower
Image Captured with a Nikon D7200 Camera, Nikon 300 mm f/2.8 lens focal Length 300 mm, ISO 1600, 1/320 sec at f/2.8.

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