Chupamiel drinks from the Pata de Vaca Flower

Category: Nature


Photo and caption by Megan Smith

A hummingbird feeds on Pata de Vaca flower in the nascent tropical forest outside our windows. The image was not taken with a grand camera, but its simple beauty and blurred joyful wings caught the eye of my mom, who insists it has a place in this contest.

Location: Jaltipan, Veracruz, Mexico


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