Jewel of the forest: At Tanagers Reserve in Colombia, unique Andean Chocó rainforest shelters not just rare tanagers but more than 250 other #bird species, including the gem-colored Velvet-purple Coronet, a species of hummingbird.
Merops is a large genus of bee-eaters, a group of near
passerine birds in the family Meropidae. The members of this Old World
family are characterised by richly coloured plumage, slender bodies and
usually elongated central tail feathers.Source: Bird Photography