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Old Aug 11 2010, 09:34 PM   #1
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As seen around my hummingbird feeder.

The first is a male Rufous Hummingbird


The following are (I believe) female Black Chinned and Broadtailed Hummingbirds























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Old Aug 11 2010, 10:43 PM   #2
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Excellent pictures! I especially like that you did not fully stop the wings.
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Old Aug 11 2010, 11:25 PM   #3
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We have one or two around here that are the smallest I've ever seen. Either they're just out of the nest, or they're a different species than I'm used to seeing. I tried to get a pic with my pocket camera, but it came out a blur.
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Great pictures, Pam!

So the first bird's name is Rufus? What are the others called?
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Old Aug 12 2010, 08:01 AM   #5
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Oh, they're beautiful! I never saw a live hummingbird before, we don't have them here, and I'm sure I never saw one in a ZOO either. Don't like looking at birds at the ZOO, so that could be the reason. Or just didn't look hard enough.
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Old Aug 12 2010, 01:57 PM   #6
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Beautiful!
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Those are great pictures Pam. I like the way you caught them in mid flight - no easy feat because I've seen the way hummingbirds can dart about.
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Old Aug 12 2010, 06:13 PM   #8
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They're really good pictures.

I've been working on our new addition and I'll hear the sound of hummingbird wings. I turn around and the tiny bird takes off. I don't know how many there are; I only see one at a time, and it's still the tiniest hummingbird I've ever seen.
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Lovely pics! I like the 2nd one the best.
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Oh wow! They're beautiful.
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