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A Hummingbird!

A female ruby-throated hummingbird came for some dinner

Jim James

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It’s the end of summer here in Illinois, so we’re starting to get some hummingbirds. Males have a iridescent red throat, as their name implies, while females have a rather mundane throat which can seen above. This little bird was shortly chased off by another hummingbird. They’re very fierce!

Hummingbird at Feeder

Getting some nectar to drink

Shot details:

  • Camera: Nikon D3300
  • Lens: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm ED VR II Telephoto @ 200mm
  • Exposure: …
  • Aperture: 5.6
  • ISO: 3200
  • White Balance: Auto

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