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A Green-crowned Brilliant perched on a mossy branch in the cloud forest of Ecuador. Photo: Jess Findlay
Photographer Captures Close-Up of Fiery-Throated Hummingbird's Dazzling Rainbow Neck
“As they fed hungrily, often quarreling with one another, occasionally one would get displaced onto a nearby branch. I waited by the branch for a couple hours, staying very still.” –Jess Findlay Photography
There are about 338 different species of hummingbirds - an amazing family of birds found only in the New World. Their ability to hover for extended periods of time and even fly backwards makes them unique in the bird world. What they lack in size, they make up for with energy; the pinnacle of this being the Ruby-throated Hummingbirds incredible ability to flap up to 200 times per second during courtship displays. Though tiny, male hummingbirds are among the most flashy birds in the…