2020—And Action!

This is a subadult male Broad-billed Hummingbird. His jewel-like adult plumage is just beginning to appear on his head and neck. He’ll eventually look like a brilliant blue-green gem as he tussles for position at the feeders. For now, he only has partial iridescence and color but he comes with the ability to hold his own at the feeders. Here he’s preparing to dive down to the feeders below.