Monday, 10 October 2016

Hummingbird's Face Resembles Baby Octopus

Spring is the time to nest for the Costa's hummingbirds. Both males and females are looking for a partner, but it's up to him to impress her. Though his back shimmers with green, it's not until we get her point of view that we see his true splendor. He flexes the iridescent feathers of his mantle until they become a glowing mask of violet.

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(via Laughing Squid)

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