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The rare albino ruby-throated hummingbird, photographed in Staunton, Virginia, by Marlin Shank, age 16; Shaphan Shank, age 14; Darren Shank, age 12; and Allen Shank, age 9 (Thanks, Big Bubba):
More images and a poem below the fold. Enjoy!
The most famous poem about hummingbirds (Emily Dickinson):
A route of evanescence
With a revolving wheel;
A resonance of emerald,
A rush of cochineal;
And every blossom on the bush
Adjusts its tumbled head,--
The mail from Tunis, probably,
An easy morning’s ride.