Tiny Bubbles Wrapped in Feathers – December 29, 2017
The delicate work of raising and releasing orphaned baby hummingbirds
They flash in front of flowers and feeders for seconds, wings a blur, and then whiz away. Next they’re back — but before you can gasp at the beauty, they’re off again.
A glittering fragment of a rainbow; a flamingo comet; a living gem: All of these metaphors struggle to describe the evanescent magic of hummingbirds.
Photo by ChaMick Thompson
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by: Sy Montgomery