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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Rufous Hummingbird on her nest in a Salal bush

This hummingbird, atypically, decided to build he nest very close to the ground, next to a trail in a city park. Given its small size, it was still hard to find. However, the bird and nest could be seen and photographed within disturbing the bird.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Bellingham, Washington, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Ken Salzman