Hummingbirds in Flight

Look at the bill on this hummingbird!
The Sword-billed Hummingbird is the only bird in the world which has a bill that is actually longer than its body. As such it is unable to preen itself and has to use its feet. This is universally acknowledged as one of nature’s stranger, funnier sights. The length of its bill is so it cal feed on plants with long corollas. As you might expect its tongue is also unusually long.

He is part of a collection of beautiful pictures of ten different hummingbird species. Link -Thanks, RJ Evans!

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