19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Pollinator At Work

A broad-tailed hummingbird feeds on nectar in my backyard using it's long tongue to lap up the sweet treat. They play a big role in spreading pollen from plant to pant.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2020
Date Uploaded: 08.2021
Photo Location: Nathrop, Colorado, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Lea Frye