13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Humming Bird nest with Palo Verde blooming in background

This humming bird chose a prickly perch for her nest site. The striking background is a Palo Verde tree in bloom.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Oro Valley, Arizona, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Dennis Swena