Green violet-ear hummingbird sitting in the rain.
Green violet-ear hummingbird in a shower of rain
Hummingbird on a fuschia 1
Goat in farmers wheat
Green violet-ear hummingbird in a shower of rainThese hummingbirds live in "cloud forest" where mist or rain is a daily event, often having a bath during a shower, to keep their feathers in tip-top condition.
Hummingbird on a fuschia 1This is a female white-throated mountain gem hummingbird, taken in Costa Rica at Savegre mountain lodge. Hummingbirds are quite territorial and this ones favourite place was a fuschia hedge.
Goat in farmers wheatOne of the Cheviots wild goats, in a wheat field, at the foot of the Yeavering Bell in Northumberland.