Flash your gorget


The hummingbird’s gorget is iridescent: See it at one angle to the sun and it is dark, twisted to another angle and it glows brilliantly.

A male Rufous Hummingbird twists its head and flashes its gorget.


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4 Responses to Flash your gorget

  1. Karen Pidcock says:

    If I had one, I’d certainly be flashing!!

  2. Sarah says:

    Great demonstration! This has been my hang up with hummer I.d.

  3. Christine Boyd says:

    This is a beautiful demonstration, so lovely.

  4. BILL says:

    Great photography, as usual!

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