15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Purple Dance

A couple of male Honeycreepers sharing a branch on the Powder Puff tree (Calliandra haematocephala). These birds are quite gregarious and travel in large groups. They eat insects and nectar.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 10.2017
Photo Location: Arima, Trinidad and Tobago
Copyright: © Chelsea Zupan