Photo Essay

hummingbird day

lookin' up 1

on saturday i watched 4 humming birds zip and zoom right outside my patio doors. they seemed to be playing a game. one would light on a branch or the feeder, then look right, left up and down. then suddenly 1, 2 or 3 others would fly in, sometimes dive bombing one or another, then they would be off... over the roof, around the side of the house, through or around the trees. 2 or more would land in the tree, sit a minute then begin again. there were occasional quick time outs for a drink, and off they would go!

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9 responses

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (31 Aug 2011):

    really nice!!!vote!!!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (1 Sep 2011):

    First rate photo essay, Diana. Voted!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (4 Sep 2011):

    They are so much fun to watch. A great photo essay.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (5 Sep 2011):

    They are fun...and it takes patience to shoot pictures of them as they zip around so quickly. A great photo essay and you have my vote!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (6 Sep 2011):

    you must have good seeds! Wow! Excellent capture, Diana!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (10 Sep 2011):

    Hell YEAH! Rad!

  • Gary Cole

    Gary Cole said (11 Sep 2011):

    Good job! Love watching the hummingbirds in my backyard.

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (13 Sep 2011):

    Voted! Wonderful photos and essay, Diana!!!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (13 Sep 2011):

    Nice photo essay on these magnificent little birds ... great photos also : ). Got my vote!!!

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