Hummingbird silhouettes by Christian Spencer (9 images)

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Sunlight filters through the wings and tails of hummingbirds and creates a spectacular rainbow of colour which cannot be seen with the naked eye.

The natural phenomenon of light diffracting through the feathers was documented by a photographer as the birds were in flight.

In the silhouette shots the hummingbirds appear to have a beautiful spectrum of colour in their wings.

Photographer Christian Spencer, who has been awarded for his documentation of...
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