Saturday, August 13, 2011

Hummers/ Camera Critters

Hummingbird #1

I have never seen so many hummingbirds in one place as I saw last Thursday outside a home on the Credit River.  In several places in the front yard were feeders and myriad plants loved by hummers.  No doubt the river and woods nearby also attracted these little birds.

I leaned over the cedar rail fence with my camera and zoomed in to take these photos.

Hummingbird #2

Meanwhile a couple of hummers  checked me out, and then resumed eating or hiding in the shrubbery.


 Hummingbird #3

This hummingbird may look confused but he'e actually pondering that age-old question: Is it half full or half empty?

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28 comments:

Farmchick said...

I love to watch them at my feeders.

Birdman said...

Don't know the words?

Lois Evensen said...

They are such fun to watch! Thanks for sharing. :)

see you there! said...

They are just magical creatures and you captured them so well.

Darla

Halcyon said...

Oh... I put out my feeder here and haven't gotten any!
Back in Jackson I would sometimes have up to five at a time.
Great shots!!!

Leif Hagen said...

Wonderful hummingbird photos! Great how you captured their super speedy wings!!

eileeninmd said...

Wonderful captures of the Hummers. They are adorable little birds and I love watching them.

Jenn Jilks said...

They're amazing!!!! My contribution.

LivingSoAbundantly said...

Aww! I'd love to be close enough to capture that. :) Excellent captures!

Tina said...

They are so cute :) I have never seen one in nature. LG Tina

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

Beautiful!!! What's odd....this year we still have some hummers. They usually boogaloo outta here by mid June...not this year. I wonder what's up with that? What do they know that we humans don't?!!

On the island of OAHU - Hawaii State Bird; the NeNe

Have a terrific weekend.

Tricia said...

Too funny, EG, too funny! =)

They sure are beautiful!

Malyss said...

I love hummingbirds! i never saw them in real life :( but I find them so lovely and cute! a marvel from nature. Did you see the one of the movie Benjamin Button?..

ladyfi said...

Wow - so pretty!

Iowa Gardening Woman said...

Great shots!

Martha Z said...

Another great avian capture. I'm not sure why bird watching is so compelling, is it that we too wish we could fly? Perhaps it is just that Birds take so many forms that we enjoy the variety.

chubskulit said...

Oh I love your humming bird shots.

My critter post, have a nice weekend!

RedPat said...

Fabulous!

Cheryl said...

Wow! You get them in motion. I'm completely impressed with your mad skillz.

Tatjana Parkacheva said...

Lovely bird.

Regards!

Jane said...

Wonderful captures!

Small City Scenes said...

Hummers are so much fun to watch. We have had quite a few this year and now a pair is hanging around tasting all the flowers and the one feeder deciding which they like best.

Carletta said...

It won't be long they'll be leaving here. Some days they are already fighting at the feeder and I only have two! :)

Dimple said...

Hummers will congregate where they are made welcome, especially with food! You got some great shots!

George said...

We have more hummingbirds this year than we've had in several years. But I haven't gotten any pictures nearly this good.

Kathy said...

Great wing action on the first photo especially.

Jacob said...

Very well done. These things are very difficult to capture. Colorful, too!

JayLeigh said...

Oh, I love hummingbirds! You got such nice pictures of them!

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