17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Female Rufous Hummingbbird refuelling

While waiting for Duke Point ferry on Vancouver Island, there is very little excitement for most people. I noticed some of these little flying gems feeding on one of their favourite restaurants, the wild currant (Ribes sanguineum) in bloom.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2019
Date Uploaded: 04.2019
Photo Location: Nanaimo, BC, Canada
Camera: SLT-A65V
Copyright: © Jim Bowie