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Female Ruby Throated Hummingbird

Female Ruby Throated Hummingbird
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Copyright: Alan Kolnik (Alan_Kolnik) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 38 N: 343] (2616)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-08-04
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D7000, Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 D ED VR
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/400 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Ruby-throated hummingbirds [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2012-08-05 5:37
Viewed: 2223
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Ruby throated humming bird

Based on this description, I believe this to be a female ruby throated:

Adult female: Emerald green back, white breast and throat, rounded tail with white tips. Larger than the male, with longer bill.

I'm waiting for a really sunny day to try to catch a decent shot.

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Hi Alan,
Great capture, you must have endless enjoyment from watching the bird at the feeder. The colour is great and the DOF is perfect

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-08-05 12:20]

Hi Alan,great timing to take this hummingbird and very good result whit excellent details and colors despite the difficult light.Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano

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