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Hummingbird At the Feeder

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 20 August 2017 in Animal & Insect.

This was much easier to photograph. She wasn't moving!

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

© Copyright 2020 Elaine Hancock, All Rights Reserved

Martine from France

Un bel oiseau avec une forme complètement différente de celui d'hier.

20 Aug 2017 6:14am

Anne from France

Well done, they are always moving!

20 Aug 2017 6:25am

Kent from Herrljunga, Sweden

Great pic

20 Aug 2017 7:22am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France


20 Aug 2017 7:40am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

You're so lucky !

20 Aug 2017 8:19am

BiLL from Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

A great photo opportunity while she was stationary. Well done, Elaine.

20 Aug 2017 9:16am

Devi from Chennai, India

how lovely the bird looks !!!! Great closeup and details... replenish the feeder every now and then and catch more of them coming !!!
Bravo !!!!

20 Aug 2017 9:40am

@Devi: So far there have been three at the feeder at once, one male and 2 females. But the male seems to chase one of the females off. Not sure if it is the same one or not. (Males have a bright red ruby colored neck)

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Lovely. You got lucky there they are such speedy birds

20 Aug 2017 9:55am

Shaun from Thorton, United States

This is a superb capture. I have never manage to get that close to these birds. Well done Elaine. 5*

20 Aug 2017 9:57am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

bon travail

20 Aug 2017 10:03am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wow...Wonderful capture !

20 Aug 2017 10:34am

Don from Spokane, United States

A superb capture of this humming Birds side view. Nice job of shooting.

20 Aug 2017 1:14pm

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle prise

20 Aug 2017 1:19pm

jean pierre a from France

bel oiseau!! amitiés

20 Aug 2017 1:31pm

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Yes, when they perch it is easier to grab a shot. Nice one.

20 Aug 2017 5:47pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations ELaine on capturing this beautiful hummingbird!

20 Aug 2017 5:55pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

and I thought these things were never still! Nice capture.

21 Aug 2017 12:31am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

It's nice to see the detail on this one sitting still.

21 Aug 2017 1:05am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A sweet shot. Hummingbirds are so totally amazing.

21 Aug 2017 2:30am

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

I love hummingbirds! So cute !

21 Aug 2017 8:32pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Oh wow, so perfectly sharp!

22 Aug 2017 7:26pm

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