National Geographic : 1947 Aug
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome byHarold E.Edgerton Congenial Female Hummers Get Together for an Afternoon Spot ofHoney Water The bird at left steadies herself by grasping the perch with one foot, but supports most of her weight with wing power. The other onesimply hovers. Adhesive tape binds the perch to the bottle. Male birds seldom feed with the females.