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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Jousting Hummingbirds

I've only seen the hummingbird battle once and I had my camera. They try to stab each other with their beak. They use their beaks as swords. This was the first time I had ever photographed a hummingbird and I was able to capture them jousting.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2018
Date Uploaded: 04.2018
Photo Location: OntarIo, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
Copyright: © Bryan Repking