This lovely lady Rufous Hummingbird
let me get my camera very lose to her and take this macro shot.
Photographed on top of Big Falls in the Spring Mountains, Nevada.
Hummingbirds are the smallest birds in the world and are recognized as the second largest family (Trochilidae) in the New World. They are found only in the New World (North, Central and South America), from the steamy tropics, to mountains, to desert areas.
They have the ablility to hoover and fly backwards, which is impressive to watch.
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