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Broad Billed Hummingbird


Broad Billed Hummingbird
Photo Information
Copyright: Wally Rufous (rufous03) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 78 W: 14 N: 212] (1366)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-05-10
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Canon EF 70-200 f2.8 L USM
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/250 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-06-22 21:58
Viewed: 4002
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Male Broad Billed Hummingbird, Madera Canyon
Broad-billed Hummingbird (Cynanthus latirostris)
Physical Description
Average weight: male 3.72 g, female 3.4 g.

Plumage
Adult male: Dark green back, crown, and breast, bright metallic blue gorget, bright red-orange bill with black tip.
Adult female: Green back and crown, unmarked gray throat and breast, red-orange bill, white tips on outer tail feathers.

Distribution
Observed in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, and Ontario. Winters in Mexico

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  • Great 
  • trinko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 587 W: 78 N: 322] (4321)
  • [2007-06-22 22:22]

good action capture with a nice blurred background.

Hi Wally,
Difficult to assess as you resized this one too much...
I guess this must be a good image?
TFS
Annick

Hi Wally,
Wonderful inflight photo. Your flash has really highlight the Hummingbird against the bg.
Regards
Matt.

hello
nice action capture, beautiful pose, nice colours and interesting contrast
regards
jo

  • Great 
  • Adanac Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1273 W: 1 N: 6188] (21378)
  • [2007-06-23 16:02]

Hello Wally,
Fantastic inflight capture with goregous color and sharp details, thansk for sharing.
Rick

  • Great 
  • cako Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 485 W: 0 N: 772] (3395)
  • [2008-02-09 12:01]

Hi Wally
This is very nice colors
very good sharp
well done.

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