Hummingbirds rock

I love those photos of someone’s dog having a good shake after a swim, water spraying everywhere. But I had never seen a bird shake, until last week. It rained overnight, and in the morning up flew a hummingbird, perched on a twig, and:

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One thought on “Hummingbirds rock”

  1. I enjoy watching the local birds shake after splashing in our bird bath here in Bristol, but had no idea some birds shake after rain. Imagine particularly important for hummingbirds as even tiny extra water weight could affect their vibratory movement.

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