Tuesday, July 14, 2009

A HUMMING BIRD AFTERNOON

The weather has turned warmer and the humming birds have been around much more. I have been honing my skills for taking hummingbird photos. I discovered it was not so difficult as I thought. Once they have landed to take a break to sit in the sun, they let you get surprisingly close. I think these are mostly juveniles. These are the best shots out of about 30 or so I took in two afternoons.












This is the fence where the flowering bushes grow that get the afternoon sun and where the humming birds hang out.

6 comments:

claude said...

Beautiful tiny bird and very nice photos, Chris ! I saw some humlmingbird in America but I had never the possibility to shot one very well.

kaybee said...

Awesome photos, Chris! We recently purchased a little flowering tree -- not exactly sure what it is, but it sure does attract the humming birds.

Abe Lincoln said...

It looks like we have the same birds out and about.

Jose said...

You are not kiddin', I'll that it's missing there is your hummingbirds saying cheese!

Great shots. Are you done with your vacation images?

Martyn and Sandy said...

amazingly beautiful

RuneE said...

I'm glad to see humming birds. We don't have them here as you know - we have to settle for gulls ;-)

PS Thank you for the comment - we try, but don't always succeed...