Hummingbird's Bathing begins

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rufous or Allen's male hummingbird begins the bathing ritual. His iridescent gorget is not glinting here, as the light is not reflecting from it, so it just shows up as a dark area on his throat, when really it is red/gold.


Guest - May 30, 2007 03:20 PM EDT
thanks again, Cindy, -- just wish the little fella was facing forward so that his throat would be gleaming red/gold
Guest - May 30, 2007 07:33 AM EDT
Another of your beautiful shots Alandra, such a pretty capture!
Guest - May 30, 2007 04:27 AM EDT
that's nice of both of you, many thanks, Alex D and Vicki. Such a tiny "mite" taking a bath :)
Guest - May 29, 2007 10:18 PM EDT
Alndra, he's stunning. I've never seen such splendid colors on a hummer. Gorgeous image, my friend. Vicki
Guest - May 29, 2007 10:01 PM EDT
Really stunning colors. Nicely done.
Guest - May 29, 2007 03:10 PM EDT
many thanks for the very encouraging comments, Alan and Mary. Am happy they are sharper than the previous images, - but too bad these are lacking the beautiful iridescent gorget :) The hummer was facing the opposite direction for these latest images.
Guest - May 29, 2007 01:07 PM EDT
Beautiful colors and detail Alandra. Well done!
Guest - May 29, 2007 12:43 PM EDT
Hi Alandra, Wow wonderful colors, composition, background, and focusing. I like all the red on this one.

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