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Ruby-Throated Hummingbird ( Adult Male )


Posted by paul fletcher on Sat Dec 04, 2021 9:56 pm

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Canon 90D
Canon 400mm f5.6L
F5.6@ 1/640
ISO 2000

Hand held
Natural light

This hummingbird  was feeding at a Cardinal Flower, which is a wildflower, that is found in parts of Canada. It blooms late in summer ( August ), for a brief period.  I only saw a male feeding once at these flowers, and for the most part, he seemed rather indifferent to them, so I was fortunate to be able to photograph him.
 
Province of Ontario, Canada, image- August 2021.

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by david fletcher on Sun Dec 05, 2021 3:24 am
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Cracking image Paul. Large view a treat. Nicely done.
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by Carol Clarke on Sun Dec 05, 2021 9:16 am
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You obviously had a lot of fun with these little beauties in the summer, Paul - and what a lovely series of images!

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by Peter Ireland on Sun Dec 05, 2021 11:26 am
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Sweet shot of the little fella.
 

by Mary Brun on Sun Dec 05, 2021 2:26 pm
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Lovely composition, I love the colors and the detail on the hummingbird's head.
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by Cindy Marple on Sun Dec 05, 2021 3:14 pm
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Lovely image! The bird's pose is wonderful, and the bright red flowers are attractive.
 

by ADKShooter on Sun Dec 05, 2021 3:53 pm
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Nice addition to your hummingbirds in natural light. This one has a great looking background as well. Should definitely click for higher resolution.
 

by Axel Hildebrandt on Sun Dec 05, 2021 6:21 pm
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Great pose, flower and BG colors, Paul!
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by peter makuch on Sun Dec 05, 2021 7:59 pm
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you nailed this one tack on, well taken PAUL.
 

by Karl Egressy on Sun Dec 05, 2021 9:41 pm
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Lovely image, Paul. My wife was just working on a image having a male bird on a Cardinal flower as they used to have them at the local Arboretum.
 

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