News — Costa Rica hummingbirds

Gossamer Wings

Gossamer Wings

The gossamer wings of a hovering hummingbird present an interesting puzzle.

Composite Image Process

Composite Image Process

Once the job of capturing images is done, the fun begins as I work to transform the photos before me into an artistic vision.

Juvenile Antics of a Green-crowned Brilliant

Juvenile Antics of a Green-crowned Brilliant

A playful Green-crowned Brilliant juvenile stakes his claim on our feeders

 


Painting of the White-throated Mountaingem

Painting of the White-throated Mountaingem

The White-throated Mountaingem by Chuck Fritsch is reproduced as a painting by Susel Castillo of Costa Rica. 

 


Green Hermit Hummingbird Acrobatics

Green Hermit Hummingbird Acrobatics

Green Hermit hummingbirds have an elongated body and long beak which makes them uniquely able to be flexible in their approach to flowers and flight in general.