I photographed this female on the Arenal Observatory Lodge grounds. The lodge puts out fresh fruit at feeders each morning which attracts a number of stunning birds.
This male of this species is apparently even more attractive than this beautiful female. Unfortunately we never saw a male.
Canon EOS 7D + Canon 500mm F4 + 1.4 teleconverter on Tripod
ExposureTime – 1/200 seconds
FNumber – 6.30
ExposureProgram – Manual control
ISOSpeedRatings – 250
Flash – Flash fired, Compulsory flash mode
FocalLength – 700 mm