16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Ruby-throated hummingbird. Mutt The Defender

The defender of the feeder. Mutt one of my daily visitors is captured resting on his shepherds hook waving off other hummingbirds to protect his food source.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D500
Copyright: © Lori Parker