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Mike Timmons

Cinchona, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica


Using its expert banana-like camoflauge, this Banana Raptor (or Prong-billed Barbet) was able to sneak up on its prey and subdue it. Taken at the fruit feeders at the hummingbird cafe in Cinchona, Costa Rica.

Banana Raptor

Banana Raptor (also known as a Prong-billed Barbet)

4 replies on “Banana Raptor”

He sure likes that banana!

Mike Timmons says:

He sure did. That banana didn’t stand a chance. 🙂 Thanks for taking the time to look and comment.

Olivia Gallagher says:

Great shot!

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