Culture Art & Media Photo: Golden Lady Has Something to Say By Melissa Breyer Editorial Director Hunter College F.I.T., State University of New York Cornell University Melissa Breyer is Treehugger’s editorial director. She is a sustainability expert and author whose work has been published by the New York Times and National Geographic, among others. our editorial process Melissa Breyer Updated August 13, 2020 Rick Derevan / Flickr Share Twitter Pinterest Email Culture History Travel Sustainable Fashion Art & Media Holidays Community Our photo of the day comes from, appropriately enough, the Golden State. All too often, males of a species are the flashy showoffs, all the better to impress the females. While the male hooded oriole is no slouch in the looks department, the females are remarkably golden and gorgeous, as you can see in this photo by Rick Derevan, taken in California. Would you like to see your nature photo featured as the TreeHugger photo of the day? Join TreeHugger’s Reader Photo Pool on Flickr and add your pictures to the group. Alternatively, send it to email@example.com with "photo of the day" in the subject line.