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Long-tailed sylph hummingbird: The males of this species sport an amazingly long tail — so long that it hampers their flight and a male has to be a particularly strong and skilled flier to survive to breeding age. Females choose to mate with males with the longest tail feathers, since the length proves the male's level of strength and fitness.

18 strange and beautiful hummingbird species

The Long-tailed Sylph (Aglaiocercus kingi) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. by David G.

Beautiful Hummingbird

Beautiful Hummingbird (My sweet mama always did love her birds. We had tons of them every Spring when she was alive. She fed those lil guys well. When i see one it reminds me of her *sigh* ~Imelda)

Insects After The Rain…or morning dew.  This is not unusual since water droplets collect on the insects and they have to dry out before they can fly.

Insects After The Rain…

Funny pictures about Insects After The Rain. Oh, and cool pics about Insects After The Rain. Also, Insects After The Rain.

Like flying jewels!

I do bird pins because of their amazing color combination. Same thing with flowers and fish. God amazes me with His artistic skills!

Ruby Topaz Hummingbird This species may look small and dainty but don't let their size fool you. Males will perch in conspicuous places, and aggressively defend their territories from competitors.

18 strange and beautiful hummingbird species

Ruby topaz hummingbird: This species may look small and dainty but don't let their size fool you. Males will perch in conspicuous places, and aggressively defend their territories from competitors.

Rufous breasted hummingbird: This species (pictured below) is a very picky eater. It will only eat from flowers that have a corolla (the whorl of petals that lead down into the nectaries) length and curvature exactly match that of its bill. Interestingly, the males and females have differently shaped bills, an evolutionary trait that researchers think cuts down on competition with each other for food sources.

18 strange and beautiful hummingbird species

18 strange and beautiful hummingbird species --- Rufous Breasted Hummingbird

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