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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Ruby Throated Hummingbird preening

This little hummingbird landed for quite awhile and preened his feathers - obviously a move to impress the ladies during mating season. He had just finished diving and climbing over and over, although we didn't see the female he was trying so hard to impress.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2015
Date Uploaded: 10.2015
Photo Location: Colorado, United States of America
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Copyright: © Sue Narad