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Ruby-throated Hummingbird ( Adult Male )


Posted by paul fletcher on Sat Sep 10, 2022 9:10 pm

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CANON 90D
CANON 400mm F 5.6 L
F8 @ 1/1000
ISO 400

Natural light
Hand held

I've had no luck with any images of Fall migrating songbirds, so I'll have to submit some Hummingbird ones at the present.
This male was feeding at his favourite flowering plant ( a Black and Bloom Salvia ), and was not interested in any other traditional flowers, that are usually Hummingbird favourites. Blue is not a colour that is generally thought of, as being attractive to them-perhaps the nectar was in some way, the key here.

Province of Ontario, Canada, image,- July

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by peter makuch on Sun Sep 11, 2022 6:47 am
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you nailed the shot of the hummer doing he's thing, the purple colour flowers add a different texture to the image, goof one PAUL.
 

by david fletcher on Sun Sep 11, 2022 7:57 am
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peter makuch wrote:
you nailed the shot of the hummer doing he's thing, the purple colour flowers add a different texture to the image, good one PAUL.


+1  Nailed it Paul!   8)
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by Axel Hildebrandt on Sun Sep 11, 2022 8:38 am
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Great details and behavior, Paul.
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by Carol Clarke on Sun Sep 11, 2022 3:53 pm
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Beautiful shot, Paul! I think this rich flower colour really sets the little hummer off so well and the detail on the plumage is superb!..

Love it!

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by Karl Egressy on Sun Sep 11, 2022 6:21 pm
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Beauty shot, Paul.
 

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