Rufous Male Hummingbird bathing

 
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Rufous male hummingbird, bathing on our front patio, - captured from the open front window. I love the red/gold colours on his throat/gorget.
This hummer was very elusive, and he didn't hang around that long last summer.

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Guest - Aug 16, 2007 03:16 PM EDT
thankyou Wilma for the nice comments, much appreciated. This one is a male rufous and am pretty sure they don't live in your area.
Guest - Aug 16, 2007 08:59 AM EDT
This is gorgeous. Have never seen one of these in person. Magnificent coloring.
Guest - Aug 12, 2007 12:34 AM EDT
Hi Tam, was just thinking about you, -- thanks for the nice comments, good to see you here.
Guest - Aug 12, 2007 12:15 AM EDT
How did I miss this beauty. Great capture
Guest - Dec 09, 2006 02:57 AM EDT
that's very nice of you, Beverly and Carol, thankyou. Think it shouldn't be too long now before the other computer is ready (hopefully :)
Guest - Dec 08, 2006 11:16 AM EDT
We all will be glad when you upload pics again,We are missing YOU. Carol
Guest - Dec 08, 2006 09:22 AM EDT
Didn't realize you couldn't post photos right now. How awful!
Guest - Dec 08, 2006 12:05 AM EDT
thankyou for the nice comments, Beverly. I'll be glad when I get my other computer back, so as to be able to post photos again :)
Guest - Dec 07, 2006 11:56 AM EDT
Beautiful bird and shot - He looks like he's thinking "don't mess with me"
Guest - Dec 03, 2006 05:55 PM EDT
glad you like it, Vince, -- they are fascinating little birds, - he was moving his body and wings slightly as he was bathing there.
Guest - Dec 03, 2006 05:38 AM EDT
Striking Head and neck on this hummer Alandra,very stunning, regards Vince
Guest - Dec 03, 2006 03:32 AM EDT
thankyou Carol for the nice comments. Their throats are such a gorgeous golden red colour.
Guest - Nov 28, 2006 05:54 PM EDT
excellent photo of such a pretty colored hummer. Carol
Guest - Nov 28, 2006 05:51 PM EDT
thanks Alex, glad you like it.
Guest - Nov 23, 2006 08:20 PM EDT
WOW!! what a great shot and a very colorful hummer.
Guest - Nov 23, 2006 05:45 PM EDT
thanks very much, Don and Alan, happy you like it. Hope everyones' enjoying their Thanksgiving
Guest - Nov 23, 2006 01:27 AM EDT
Awesome photo Alandra.. Your hummers sure have some bright colors, and you captured them perfectly.
Guest - Nov 23, 2006 12:42 AM EDT
Drop dead color Alandra! Great capture, I kind of like the blurred wings. It conveys the bathing feel of the image well. Don
Guest - Nov 22, 2006 10:27 PM EDT
thanks Janice, glad you like it. I like the colours too.
Guest - Nov 22, 2006 10:27 PM EDT
thanks for the comment, Wally. Yep, there was movement , he was bathing :) - they move their wings when they bathe :)
Guest - Nov 22, 2006 08:22 PM EDT
Superb shot. Such vivid color.
Guest - Nov 22, 2006 06:30 PM EDT
Neat shot, relatively good color. Too bad there was a bit of movement as you took the shot

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