Below, you can see its tongue darting under the bark as it searches for food.
A House Wren arrives near her nest cavity with food for her chicks.
She pauses at the entrance for just a moment before plunging in and triggering a cacophony of tiny squeaks.
She checks that the coast is clear.
Then departs to do it all over again… and again… and again…
Near the edge of a marsh in western Wisconsin, a female Ruby-throated Hummingbird gathers spiderwebs to use as nesting material. She moves from web to web until she has enough to make the trip worthwhile.