An Anna’s Hummingbird pauses on a frosty day, above.
In flight, he sometimes seems to defy the laws of physics:
Golden-crowned Kinglets are barely larger than hummingbirds:
They wander the woods in restless bands, always seeking among twigs, moss, and foliage for insects and spiders, or their eggs:
A kinglet meets a mushroom:
Another tiny bird found in western North America is the Bushtit. A female examines last season’s blackberries for arthropod prey:
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