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More Hummingbirds

  • Posted Sept. 2, 2008 by Lissa Viewed 321 times

The hummers really like the bougainvillea. They were constantly feeding from it, as well as the lantana and the feeder all weekend.

I noticed more hummers than usual this weekend, and before long discovered why. When looking at one of them through the binoculars, what I thought was a female was actually a young male. He was just starting to get the ruby throat, and only had a small patch of red on one side.

Peekaboo!

This was a first! I managed to capture two of them in one frame!

Although they look like they're side-by-side, the one on the left is actually in the foreground, which is why it's slightly out of focus.

Coming right atcha!

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    • # Tom

      [b]Wow have not seen hummingbirds in a long time, truely awesome series[/b]

      2008.09.03 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Liz

      Awesome shots! I love hummingbirds, you're fortunate to have so many come to visit!

      2008.09.03 Edited Reply Cancel

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