17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Hummingbird at sunflower

Female ruby-throated hummingbird feeding from August sunflowers in my Vermont backyard. She was nervous about the bee, but finally figured out how to tuck her feet up and avoid it. Nature at my back door!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Stratton, Vermont, United States of America
Camera: DMC-ZS25
Copyright: © Siobhan Eddy Young