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Humming Bird and Aloe


Humming Bird and Aloe
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Copyright: Lynne Parrish (LPar) (12)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-12-01
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/3.5, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-12-13 10:08
Viewed: 2681
Points: 2
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Aloe Arborescens Mill: A species in the genus Aloe. It is the only other member of the Aloe family that is claimed to be as effective as Aloe Vera for medical uses.

Anna's Hummingbird - A common bird of urban areas of the far West, the Anna's Hummingbird makes itself conspicuous by its behavior as well as its choice of habitat. The male sings frequently from exposed perches, and makes elaborate dive displays at other hummingbirds and sometimes at people.

Description: Medium-sized stocky hummingbird.
Tiny compared with other kinds of birds.
Back iridescent bronzy green, grayish below.
Male has rose red throat and forehead.

Size: 10 cm (4 in)
Wingspan: 12 cm (5 in)
Weight: 3-6 g (0.11-0.21 ounces)

Sex Differences: Male with red throat and forehead, female with white throat and green forehead. Female with white tips on tail feathers. Male slightly larger.

Sound: Song a buzzy, scratchy series of squeaking phrases. Also makes chip notes and a twitter.

Above info obtained from: http://www.birds.cornell.edu/AllAboutBirds/

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  • wuta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 2 N: 617] (2142)
  • [2008-12-14 10:51]

Hoi Lynne , Beautiful capture good pov ,exelent dof good details ,compositie and colours , Greetings Teunie .

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