The Marvellous Spatuletail (photo) is perhaps one of the most beautiful, rare and unique of Peru’s native creatures. This hummingbird, that only exists in a few small isolated areas of cloud forest, and its special mating ritual.
With over 350 diff species Hummingbirds are the tiniest of birds, yet they are some of the toughest, most energetic creatures on the planet. Their unique flying abilities give them unmatched maneuverability, but at the cost of a supercharged metabolism that keeps them on the edge of survival. Hummingbirds spend most their lives in fast forward, but now high-speed video lets us enter their world.
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