Anna's Hummingbird

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Comments (19)

trikermike on November 27, 2012

I just love your pictures of this wee hummer, I am enthralled by the shinnering crimson red throat feathers it has, almost like drops of blood around its neck.

Your 'capture' of this bird in close up is a testimony to your skill and patience, well done!

Micky Tuttnauer on November 27, 2012

In this photo of the Hummingbird the wings span came out marvelously! Great! L, best wishes, Micky.

Wind River Photograp… on November 29, 2012

Great shot showing the movement of this hummer's wings. I don't think I've ever seen such a good example of showing this! Favorite, Suzi! Greetings from River

© Fabio Rosati © on November 30, 2012

Per la Signorina Suzi in Oregon.

Ciao Suzi,

scatto eccellente,

e una luce molto bella, complimenti YSL,

un saluto cordiale, Fabio Rosati - Velletri - Rm - Italy -

David Brown Photogra… on December 1, 2012

Superb image Suzi - our birds are all gone for this year - I am astonished you still have some around. This is a seriously superb shot.

Well done that lass - Jethro

SlobaSerb on December 6, 2012

Beautiful. Without words. Big Like.



Suzi in Oregon on December 10, 2012

A happy hello, dears Mike and Jethro - I am not sure if this is a juvenile male, just getting it's iridescent head feathers, or whether it has molted and is just getting them back. But they fill in and then there is solid brilliance. The Anna's can turn their feathers to catch the light, so the head/throat feathers can look from black to startling hot pink. They use this to warn off competitors and prey, plus spreading their tail feathers wide and making a lot of squeaky noise as well. This variety stays all year (which astonishes and pleases me), the Rufous migrate so we will see them again around March 1. Thank you both, with hugs (O:

Suzi in Oregon on December 10, 2012

Many thanks to all of you, Micky, River, Fabio and Slobodan. We are so pleased to have these wonderful little birds in our garden the year round. Hope you've all had a wonderful weekend. Best wishes (O:

AcheG on December 17, 2012

C'est une superbe photo. bravo. I LIKE. Amicalement

Suzi in Oregon on December 23, 2012

Many thanks for your visit and lovely comment, AcheG. Best wishes and Happy Holiday greetings (O:

Suzi in Oregon on January 24, 2013

Thank you, Anne - we had a male newcomer today, often perched in the same place. I got lots of shots - very obliging bird. I'm just going to look at them now, hoping I recorded something good. Glad of your visit (O:

marita1004 - VIEWS? … on January 27, 2013

Hi Suzi

I like your bird picture very much, wonderful in XL,

greetings from Austria Marita

Volkert Weidl on January 27, 2013

Sehr schöne Aufnahme ♥ & ✰! Herzliche Grüße vom Mittelrhein, Volkert

XanderBW on February 14, 2013

Super shot.

Nenad Obradovic on May 20, 2013

Very nice photo L+F

Suzi in Oregon on May 20, 2013

Thanks very much for your visits and generous gifts to this image, Marita, Volkert, Xander and Nenad Obr. Happy greetings from the Oregon Coast (O:

Bassam Jayousi on September 18, 2013

Fantastic view. wonderful picture! Like

Best wishes, Bassam

Suzi in Oregon on September 18, 2013

Thank you, Bassam - these tiny birds give much joy. Friendly greetings from the Oregon Coast (O:

Jan Sognnes on February 12, 2014

What an awesome portrait! Outstanding shot! Like

You have a gallery of high class.

I am adding you to my favorite list of photographers

Greetings, Jan

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on November 26, 2012
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    by Suzi in Oregon
    • Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
    • Taken on 2012/11/21 10:12:26
    • Exposure: 0.020s (1/50)
    • Focal Length: 400.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash