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Hummingbird

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

The last 4 days we have had a male Anna's Hummingbird in our backyard. We have a feeder hanging off the Silk Tree, and the bird stays in the tree when not eating. The Hummingbird has claimed the feeder as his own. He knew I was taking pictures of him, yet he stayed on the tree. Every now and then he would look directly at me. In the light his throat and top of his head is a reddish color, but in the shade the coloring looks black. It was overcast when I took these pics. I will take some new pics soon. What a beauty!!






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1BEACHWALKER 2/11/2014 1:36AM

    That is awesome you caught a hummingbird at rest! He must be used to humans if you didn't scare him..that is the only way that would happen, imo. Just a beautiful bird!! emoticon

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MADAMES 2/7/2014 6:37AM

    Just beautiful! I can't wait to see our first hummingbird of the season.

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IRISHMUM3 2/5/2014 10:50PM

    It's George! That's what we named the one that flies into the garage and sits on a desk lamp to watch my DH work in his studio. :)

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MARLINDA5 2/5/2014 2:02PM

    What a handsome fella - thank you for sharing.

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FUTUREHOPE49 2/5/2014 11:30AM

    What an emoticon bird Thank you for sharing

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HIKETOHEIGHTS 2/5/2014 9:54AM

    Too cute for words Jeanie. I really Phillip Hoffman's work also. Many are saying his best work was yet to come, but I don't think so. I think we did get his best and would have gotten more of his best it had he lived. We should have a slumber party & rent his best films to watch emoticon I invite you to my place to watch any time you want, we can pick the movies & I will get them with some healthy food.

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NISSANGIRL 2/5/2014 7:47AM

    Beautiful! I love hummingbirds!!! cannot wait to see mine this year! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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TCANNO 2/5/2014 4:03AM

    They look lovely Jeanne, nothing like these round here.


Have a good week

Trev


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JAMER123 2/4/2014 10:35PM

    He is sure a fluffy one. I love the way hummingbirds see you and come in for a closer look. I have them up north in the summer and can sit on the patio while they feed and they will come directly over to me and look. Any movement, they do move back. Thanks for sharing!!

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PANFRIEDTROUT 2/4/2014 7:09PM

    you could call him Handsome Hummingbird Harry!

considering the "gray" day I think you captured him really well ~ way to go!

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PICKIE98 2/4/2014 5:43PM

    Maybe he is a young one looking for a place to nest.. or a sugar-mama hummer!! How cool would it be if he chose that as his new hummer estate? You could watch his family evolve!!

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VONBLACKBIRD 2/4/2014 4:08PM

    What a gorgeous bird.

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LOSER05 2/4/2014 2:43PM

    how sweet!

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0309COOKIE 2/4/2014 2:00PM

    Aaawww, what a beautiful little bird! Any hummingbirds I have ever seen have always been very skittish. Nice that you could capture his image.

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MARITIMER3 2/4/2014 1:08PM

    Lovely pictures. He must be very secure to stay there even when you're nearby.

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JACKIE542 2/4/2014 12:10PM

    So cute Jeanne, love hummers. emoticon

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WINE4GIRL 2/4/2014 11:13AM

    What a beauty! You are very fortunate! Great pics!

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KLAD_COCKERS 2/4/2014 10:56AM

    Oh Jeanne he's GORGEOUS! Love that red throat!!!

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PPELTON 2/4/2014 10:04AM

    He is beautiful. we have a silly humming bird building a nest on a wind chime...Second year in a row!

Paula

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HIPPICHICK1 2/4/2014 8:02AM

    We get quite a few hummingbirds up here in West Quebec. I have oodles of hostas planted in the yard and when they flower the hummingbirds come to drink the nectar. It's quite nice to sit out on the deck and wait for the birds to come for a sip.

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OLDERDANDRT 2/4/2014 8:02AM

    What a pretty little guy!! We only get the Ruby-throated in my area. I didn't put any food out for them last year, b/c they have not come to my house, but one did 2 or 3 times, so I guess I have to put some out this year just in case one comes along!! hehe Hope you have a great day, Jeanne!! Keep shutter-bugging!! (((HUGS)))

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NISSANGIRL 2/4/2014 7:26AM

    Love Hummingbirds! Great pictures! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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GARDENCHRIS 2/4/2014 7:21AM

    how lucky you are! They are beautiful birds and a marvel to watch.

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ANGELFMABV 2/4/2014 7:12AM

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TWEETYKC00 2/4/2014 7:02AM

    What a darling little fellow you have there!

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YMWONG22 2/4/2014 6:13AM

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SUSIEPH1 2/4/2014 4:36AM

  He's gorgeous Jeanne .. Hope he stays around .. Love Susie xx emoticon emoticon

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