Ruby-throated Hummingbird ( Juvenile Male)

Posted by paul fletcher on Fri Apr 05, 2024 8:25 pm

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CANON 100-500RF @ 428mm
f6.3 @ 1/640
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This image is from last summer, and here the hummingbird is feeding at a Lucifer plant. In about a month from now, the hummingbirds should be returning from the tropics, for the breeding season, so something to look forward to, for those of us who enjoy viewing and photographing them.

Province of Ontario, Canada, image- August 2023.
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by david fletcher on Sat Apr 06, 2024 2:09 am
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Lovely shot Paul and a timely reminder of things to look forward to.
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by gregc on Sat Apr 06, 2024 5:00 am
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Perfect instant captured. Looking forward to your next season.

by Axel Hildebrandt on Sat Apr 06, 2024 6:53 am
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Great feeding behavior and I also look forward to their arrival.
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by Carol Clarke on Sat Apr 06, 2024 7:04 am
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Lovely behaviour capture as he is nectaring Paul!  I always look forward to seeing your images of these gorgeous little birds when they return to your part of the world, especially as we have none of them here and your enjoyment of them always shines through in your photos.  :) 

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by peter makuch on Sat Apr 06, 2024 7:14 am
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a nice way to start of the season from were you left off from last year, nice one PAUL.

by Karl Egressy on Tue Apr 09, 2024 7:18 am
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Another lovely image of your series. Looking forward to seeing them soon.

by Ed Cordes on Tue Apr 09, 2024 8:32 am
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Classic pose and wonderful colors.  The hummers should arrive here in Corning NY in about a month.
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