There is one plant that, at first glance, doesn't appear to have flowers that fit either of those traits, yet the hummingbirds absolutely love it: the Pride of Madeira.
Upon closer look, you can see that the stalk has hundreds of flowers of a tubular shape:
And if you look even closer, you can find many hummingbirds in the throes of culinary ecstacy:
When trying to get pictures of hummingbirds, it helps if you are patient, hour after hour, day after day, week after week, month after month, year after year.
And while you're being patient, look around. You just might find something else to take a picture of:
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