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Resplendence by juddpatterson Resplendence by juddpatterson
Resplendent Quetzal - Pharomachrus mocinno

Truly one of the world's most beautiful birds. I photographed this long-tailed male in a Costa Rican cloud forest in late November 2009. Let me finish a write-up and I'll share more of my magical experience with these birds.
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Roses-and-Feathers Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013  Hobbyist
Beautiful

I've always loved these birds.

Wish to see them for real someday....
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RedNihao Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
They are very hard to see, you were lucky :)
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hg-project Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012   Digital Artist
HOLY SHIT
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Send-a-Dream Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012
It's such an amazing bird. You're very skilled, dude :)
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J4n3T Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
AMAZING! so touching! i can't believe my eyes!!!
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MaKi-NekO-sama Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2011
Beautiful Quetzal
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sumajarong Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2010
Beautiful :heart:
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CandiceSmithPhoto Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2010
This image has been featured in my "Alphabet feature - Letter"Q" - Quetzal" feature and can be found here: [link]

Hope you like it :)
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Aniju-Aura Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2010
That is one of the most beautifulest bird I have ever seen.
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KatieZientek Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2010
Resplendent, indeed. You are very fortunate! :love:
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