Hummingbirds feeding from flowers by Alvaro Cubero (7 images)

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These hummingbirds appear to hang effortlessly in mid air as they feed from the nectar of pretty flowers.

Although the hummingbirds seemingly float they are actually beating their wings an incredible 80 times every second.

The brightly-feathered birds use their long beaks to reach into the pretty flowers to eat the nectar - a process they repeat every 10 minutes.

These photographs were taken by wildlife photographer Alvaro Cubero Vega in Cerro de la...
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