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Hummies

This is a discussion on Hummies within the A Kodak Moment: not necessarily plants... forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Since this is the not necessarily orchids section - here are a couple shots of ...

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    Talking Hummies

    Since this is the not necessarily orchids section - here are a couple shots of hummingbirds. Just testing the digital camera out. First is a female Allens and second is a female Annas. The guys were camera shy. These were not taken at night, but the flash causes it to look like night. It was dusk.
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    Those two are cuties! The ones around us are red and dark green. They love the feeders and flowers on the back deck. This reminds me that it is time to refill those feeders!

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    Very nice! I wish we had more species here in the Midwest... we only get the Ruby-Throated variety.
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    Matt, to a bird lover any hummy is great. I used to have Ruby Throated when I lived in North Carolina... Ruby Throated is what BD probably has too.

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    Great pics! The little guy on the right looks like he's giving you his best side. : )

    The DH and I were in Cali last week for our anniversary, we saw a ton of hummies in a park. Wathcing my DH try to take a picture of them was hilarious!

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    I have the ruby throated here , one of them I named Demon , guards the feeder , I had to put up another one because of him . I turned the Grackle loose outside but.... he sat in a tree and watched for me and whined . He is weaned from the formula , but is back on the porch . Afraid it is to imprinted Thanks for sharing your Hummers . Gin

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    Lucky you to have more than one variety...the "wars" have started here and the only solution is to have more than 3 feeders spaced out so they can't "guard" all of them. Great photos !

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    Isn't that crazy? I have 3 feeders, each of my neighbors has one. Yet they guard and 'fight' like crazy. but eventually everyone seems to get enought. My folks have 3 feeders, each the 8 port variety, and they have had times when every one was full and there were dozens of hummies waiting! Dad tried to get a picture but his camera wasn't up to it.

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