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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: 4048
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.

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.

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?

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

nice action capture, beautiful pose, nice colours and interesting contrast

  • 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.

  • 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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