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Helio C Vital
Itatiaia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
04:31 pm

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iPhone camera

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An interesting example of pareidolia - a hummingbird that looks like a winged little man.
A friend of mine, professor Eliane Teixeira Mársico, who is a veterinary doctor and also a food engineer, was taking photos of her frontyard in Itatiaia  (a small mountain city in Rio de Janeiro State) when she saw a hummingbird. She then rushed to capture it with her phone and was struck by what she got. As a remarkable sample of pareidolia, the image greatly reminds us of a little winged male figure (a male fairy, as mystics could say) floating over her home garden, rather than a hummingbird.