Thanks Click. The HB was extremely cooperative. It was hard to limit the selection to a manageable number of images. Since your post, in order to keep with the spirit of this forum, I deleted the two perched images and replaced them with BIF images.Very nice series. I really like the last one. Well done.
Great closeups Billybob.I've been enjoying Macrunnings's hummingbird images. Here in Florida, we only get ruby-throated HBs, so I'm a little jealous of the variety of HBs seen in Washington. Nonetheless, the ruby-throated HBs are truly beautiful. I caught this juvenile male ruby-throated HB yesterday. In some of the shots you can see his developing iridescent red gorget on his throat. These were shot with the 100-500, 1/1600sec, ISO400, from 135-343mm. View attachment 199303 My wife's garden is something of a HB paradise. They really enjoy the aloe vera blooms.
View attachment 199304 A closeup.
View attachment 199318 The metallic green backs are extremely striking. However, the delicate, subtle color and patterns on the front are truly sublime.
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View attachment 199307 One last profile of this beauty in flight.
Thanks macrunning.Great closeups Billybob.
Nice series. I really enjoy the wings on birds when they are in flight. Nice lighting too!