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10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
This tiny hummingbird fledgling tried to visit our feeder one day and while resting after a short drink, this adult male ruby hovered above it's head repeatedly chicking it out to make sure that it wa

This tiny hummingbird fledgling tried to visit our feeder one day and while resting after a short drink, this adult male ruby hovered above it's head repeatedly chicking it out to make sure that it was his own offspring before chasing it off.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2012
Date Uploaded: 11.2012
Photo Location: Marysville, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D300
Copyright: © Don & Esther Phillips