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tags: Praying Mantis, Preying Mantis, mantid, insects, birds, hummingbirds, offbeat, predation, predatory behavior, nature, streaming video Sandy Lizotte, the Ventura Hummingbird Lady, captures a rare and remarkable moment where a praying mantis was waiting patiently at a hummingbird feeder to ambush a hummingbird. As you’ll see in this video, the mantid succeeds.

Hummingbirds of Venezuela

tags: hummingbirds of venezuela, birds, documentary, streaming video This is a very nicely done video documenting some of the lovely hummingbirds of Venezuela — can you name the species? [2:53]

Female hummingbird, asleep. Photo by Dylan Maldonado.