Beam Guy, based just outside of Sacramento, California, has trained neighborhood hummingbirds to eat from his hand. He conceals a small cup of syrup in his closed hand, which acts as a flower-like perch for the birds. To get their attention, he has figured out how to make a high-pitched hummingbird call.
The Majestic Bus has a beautiful wooden floor, painted pine boarding and a well thought-out dining/kitchen area with hand-built units, oak worktops, a gas cooker and a fridge. At the back is a cosy double bed and a wood-burning stove placed on an old flagstone. An L-shaped sofa seat folds into a further double bed. Solar panels on the roof power the lights and a socket to charge phones, laptops etc. A few metres away lies a purpose built wooden bath house, containing a flush toilet and a luxurious roll-top bath with shower above.
the timid european ground squirrel, stopping to smell the daisies, photographed in vienna by julian rad, who explains, “you have to be at eye level with the squirrels. that means you have to lay on your stomach for quite a few hours in order to get them in front of your lens. you have to make yourself invisible. it is important that they have no indication you are there.” (see also: more precious lil woodland buddies)