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Stopping to eat on his 3000 mile flight to Mexico
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Jul 20, 2018 15:05:18   #
fotofinish
 
I recently saw a PBS special about Hummingbirds that are born in Canada, then after 4 weeks, begin a 3000 mile solitary migration to Mexico through the Rockies. This little guy was feeding on my flowers on the deck this morning. Completely unafraid, he allowed me to circle him and take dozens of pictures. What a treat!


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Jul 20, 2018 15:07:19   #
kpmac (a regular here)
 
Nice set.

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Jul 20, 2018 15:30:12   #
NMGal (a regular here)
 
Lucky you.

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Jul 20, 2018 15:35:09   #
photophile (a regular here)
 
fotofinish wrote:
I recently saw a PBS special about Hummingbirds that are born in Canada, then after 4 weeks, begin a 3000 mile solitary migration to Mexico through the Rockies. This little guy was feeding on my flowers on the deck this morning. Completely unafraid, he allowed me to circle him and take dozens of pictures. What a treat!



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Jul 20, 2018 15:50:52   #
vonzip (a regular here)
 
Very cool. vz

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Jul 20, 2018 17:51:07   #
dancers (a regular here)
 
lucky you! The Lorikeets that have been around here all summer have moved on. I do miss their chatter.

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Jul 21, 2018 07:09:18   #
J-SPEIGHT (a regular here)
 
fotofinish wrote:
I recently saw a PBS special about Hummingbirds that are born in Canada, then after 4 weeks, begin a 3000 mile solitary migration to Mexico through the Rockies. This little guy was feeding on my flowers on the deck this morning. Completely unafraid, he allowed me to circle him and take dozens of pictures. What a treat!


Nice shots.

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Jul 21, 2018 14:59:05   #
thephotoman
 
Fantastic photos. You were lucky to ha e such a patient bird.

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