This Calliope hummingbird perches on a wooden version of itself as it beats its wings in preparation for flight.

Graphic designer Tim Nicol, 57, photographed this hummingbird as it visited his garden built by Tim and his partner Jola at their home in Republic in Washington, USA.

The garden features various perches, feeders, native flowers and water features and the couple spend much of their time in the spring and summer months watching and photographing the...
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