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Ruby-throated Hummingbird


Posted by Cynthia Crawford on Tue May 14, 2019 6:40 am

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This male kept returning to the same branch after sipping nectar at our feeder. It was a dark day, so I had to try to catch momentary flashes of that brilliant throat.
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by david fletcher on Tue May 14, 2019 11:13 am
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Nailed that beautiful throat colour Cindy! Congrats!
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by himadri roy on Tue May 14, 2019 1:18 pm
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Lovely detail and bg , fantastic image.
 

by Moby Dick on Tue May 14, 2019 5:58 pm
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A real nice look at this Ruby Throat. Well composed. I am enjoying a look at the tail feathers and I like the way the lighter plumage blends with the background.
 

by peter makuch on Tue May 14, 2019 7:33 pm
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I saw my first one yesterday and he was tired, I like that you made it in a square vertical look and it really looks good sitting on that little perch,
well done CYNTHIA.
 

by Karl Egressy on Tue May 14, 2019 7:34 pm
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You did a good job capturing the gorget at its beautiful color, Cindy.
 

by Ron Day on Tue May 14, 2019 9:48 pm
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Cindy, super capture of the gorget color and a lovely tail spread. Well done!
 

by Carol Clarke on Wed May 15, 2019 4:59 pm
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Just the right angle to showcase that beautiful throat colour on this little gem, Cindy!

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