17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Rufous Hummer, Red Salvia

Every year I start these bright red Salvia coccinea flowers from seed and plant them out for our amazing little hummingbirds. On this sunny day, a Rufous Hummer was drinking his fill.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Mountain Green, Utah, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D700
Copyright: © Cheryl Henley