Hummingbird - Crazy over the Fountain spray

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hummingbird revelling in the spray drops from the fountain in the lily pond. Her beak is open a bit in this image.
She is lower down at the spray in this image, so there are more drops, which are distracting, so I cropped it a bit closer. Can clone out some of the droplets later.


alandrapal - Apr 09, 2008 03:32 AM EDT
Hi Karen, always good to see you here, -- many thanks for the nice comments, - glad you like it. We haven't got the little fountain set up in the lilypond yet this spring, but anytime now. Interested to hear about the solar powered bird bath and s/p. water pump you have bought, - haven't heard of those, will have to watch for them at the garden centers locally. Sounds like a great idea! I hope yours attract lots of birds, - let us know.
Karen Moen - Apr 09, 2008 02:40 AM EDT
This is a wonderful photo! The droplets add so much interest and make me see the event through the hummingbird's eyes. I have never seen a fountain like that. I recently bought a solar powered bird bath that creates a little waterfall with the solar powered water pump. It will be interesting to see how the birds react to it.
Guest - Jul 08, 2007 05:17 AM EDT
thanks so much, Tania for the nice comments. Yes, we do love to see all the birds and critters here. These little hummers are especially fascinating and we are addicted to them :)
Guest - Jul 08, 2007 12:21 AM EDT
the water drops realy add to this photo. you must have a smile on your face all spring with your wild friends visiting
Guest - Jul 06, 2007 05:58 AM EDT
thanks very much, Don, -- yes, the hummers are quite curious and interested in the fountain spray. I forgot to thank you earlier.
Guest - Jun 27, 2007 01:11 PM EDT
Very cool capture Alandra! That hummer is having a ball it seems. I like all the drops in the frame! Don
Guest - Jun 27, 2007 12:35 AM EDT
Hi Carol, many thanks for the nice comments, happy you like it. I wasn't keen on it at first, last evening, with all the droplets, but when viewing it earlier today, liked it better.
Guest - Jun 26, 2007 08:15 PM EDT
Beautiful Hummer Photo! Carol
Guest - Jun 26, 2007 03:17 PM EDT
appreciated your generous comments, Cindy, thanks so much. When I clicked on the thumbnail just now, the hummer seemed to stand out infront of the droplets :)
Guest - Jun 26, 2007 09:32 AM EDT
A perfect capture within a perfect enviroment! Lovely.

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