National Geographic : 1947 Aug
Hummingbirds in Action Soft Plant Down and Milkweed Line the Hummingbird's Nest Mr. Edgerton placed it close to the feeding vial so he could show its relative size. So artfully does the humming bird conceal its nest that to find one in nature is a rare event, even though many are present. © National Geographic Society Kodaehromes by Harold E. Edgerton Obligingly This Young Male Ruby-throat Flew Back for a Second Portrait "Sitting" When the first photograph (upper) was made, he flew away, but he returned after film had been changed and flash units recharged. The male's throat spots enlarge as he grows, merging into a brilliant red gorget.