Female Ruby-throated Hummingbird.

    Newer Older

    I photographed this female Ruby-throated Hummingbird in our backyard last night.
    They are attracted to our Orange Trumpet Vine flowers. I have seen them all
    summer, but could not get a good photograph of one. This female sat on this bare
    branch, next to the vine flowers last night, and I finally managed to get some good photos.
    Length of these little birds is only 2.8-3.5 inches.
    These little birds are incredibly difficult to photograph and the opportunity to photograph them is very limited.
    Thanks, for looking.

    Christine10815, and 5 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    View 15 more comments

    1. jwestrupp.com 43 months ago | reply

      Lovely greens.

      [My art]


      I saw this wonderful image in: PicturePerfect (INVITE ONLY)
       PicturePerfect (INVITE ONLY)

    2. Tim Walton Photography. 43 months ago | reply

      Beautiful shot Rob, nice one.

    3. S R W 43 months ago | reply


    4. S R W 43 months ago | reply

      INVITATION - please post to S&B.
      Please comment TWO
      USING OUR COMMENT CODE for each image posted

    5. Photons fail me 43 months ago | reply

      It's a fantastic shot. The shade really helps make all her colours come out nicely.

    6. ronjaa photography 43 months ago | reply

      Thank you for sharing your photo

      post 1 ~ award 1

    7. Au13J 43 months ago | reply

      Patience paid off. Good shot.

    8. Barry & Carole Bowden 43 months ago | reply

      Fantastic shot Robert really well taken with superb clarity and colour

    9. kingfisher888 43 months ago | reply

      ( DistinguishedBirds )

      Distinguished BIRDS/
      Please add the tag ( Distinguishedbirds )

    10. prairiedog (in and out) 43 months ago | reply

      very nice! love this perch and pose!

      Seen in:

      Finest Nature

    11. Mick Canon 43 months ago | reply

      Beautiful capture. Nice details.

    12. Caz 71♥(On & Off) 37 months ago | reply

      This shot is just wonderful and deserves to be shown here as your skill is so apparent. Thank you for making "Howards Gallery' richer with your photo, as you have made this Gallery truly special with its presence…………. Just stunning....Caz (A)

    13. janruss 37 months ago | reply


      You are invited to display this image and join our group.

      "Winged Wonders" Post 1, Award 2, Invite Only


      Seen in the group"Howard's Gallery (moderated)" ( ?² )

    14. Caz 71♥(On & Off) 37 months ago | reply

      Superb shot, lovely detail well done :)
      Hi, I'm an Administrator of this Group.
      Please consider joining our group:

      ★Global nature

    15. Jen St. Louis 37 months ago | reply

      Fantastic Image!
      Seen in: "Winged Wonders" Post 1, Award 2

      You deserve another "Winged Wonders" award!

    16. Amberset-mostly off right now 37 months ago | reply

      Fantastic Image!
      Seen in: "Winged Wonders" Post 1, Award 2

      You deserve another "Winged Wonders" award!

    keyboard shortcuts: previous photo next photo L view in light box F favorite < scroll film strip left > scroll film strip right ? show all shortcuts