#70 Hummingbird don't fly away

Selected for Google Maps and Google Earth

Comments (16)

Kincses Ferenc on October 3, 2009

Excellent shot! Well done! Congratulation

  • Greetings from Hungary, Ferenc
Grey-Eagle Ray on October 3, 2009

Great shot, I tried to capture an image of a Hummingbird in our daughters garden last year and failed!

I'm envious, Well done and good luck in the NPC.


Vinod Kalathil on October 4, 2009

Thank you, Ferenc and Ray. I feel very lucky to have got that shot. The bird was moving so quickly and I really had trouble keeping up with it.

►gu®iga56◄ on October 4, 2009

vkalathil, fantastic photo!!!!! I added you to my favourites.

Good luck in the NPC!

Cheers, Laci

Annamaria Botto on October 4, 2009

Surely I will vte it in NPC! bravo! and greeting from Biella Italy

Vinod Kalathil on October 4, 2009

Thanks, Annamaria and Laci. I'm glad I was able to capture this last week, just before the NPC

FWWS! on October 5, 2009

Wonderful moment...Good luck in the NPC...

János Martini on October 8, 2009

Superb photo devised well! Good luck it NPC to a competition!

With a Budapest greeting: János

Vinod Kalathil on October 9, 2009

Thank you, FWWS and János, for your visit and comments

Gabor Retei on October 10, 2009


Congratulations for your great contest entry!

Kind regars, Gabe

Herb Riddle on October 10, 2009

Another great entry into this months NPC, a real contender. This iso a great natural history picture. Very well done and good luck. Herb

farangas on October 11, 2009

Wonderful picture!!! Good luck in NPC!!!

Greetings, Clelia

Vinod Kalathil on October 11, 2009

Thank you, Gabe, Herb and Clelia for your kind comments.

Fabrizio Reale on October 12, 2009

Wonderful shot! Good luck in the NPC

Greetings from Italy Fabrizio

György Sinka on October 17, 2009

NPC VOTED ! Great !

Greetings from Hungary, George71

sequimtribe on August 12, 2010

absolutely beautiful

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 2, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Vinod Kalathil
    • Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL
    • Taken on 2009/09/19 10:44:26
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 240.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash