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    ...just believe natatbeach's Avatar
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    Paul--- thought of you

    sorry that's as close as I could get without them whizzing away and not getting my camera wet...i was about 8 ft away under a canopy in pouring(semi) rain plus it was a manual focus(can we say blind)

    anyway a tight crop same image....
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    Wink Not Bad Nat

    Quote Originally Posted by natatbeach
    sorry that's as close as I could get without them whizzing away and not getting my camera wet...i was about 8 ft away under a canopy in pouring(semi) rain

    Not bad at all!!!!

    Looks like a ruby throated hummingbird (but what do I know? Birds aren't my thing). Gorgeous colors. D70, of course? What lens?
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    105 mm

    that my sisi sent...these birds my father in laws babies...
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    speed.........

    yes it is a RUBY-THROATED hummingbird( and a MALE) ...... hard to believe huh, since it's the only INDIGINOUS hummingbird in the EASTERN HALF of the US ;) hahaha "you think you know birds? Paul knows birds"

    NAT.... SA WEET!!!!!!

    just so you know in the future..... "pet" hummingbirds are very aproachable with patience and stealth stand very still and one may even fill the frame on that 105
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