Hummingbirds

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Archilochus alexandri or Black-chinned Hummingbird

Archilochus alexandri or Black-chinned Hummingbird

Archilochus alexandri or Black-chinned Hummingbird


Ruby-throated Hummingbird or Archilochus colubris

That is the tongue sticking out.

Ruby-throated Hummingbird or Archilochus colubris

'Superman' pose

Ruby-throated Hummingbird or Archilochus colubris

I sit in my backyard and wait for them to come by

Ruby-throated Hummingbird or Archilochus colubris

There are two or three that fight over the feeder. About every 10 minutes they stop by for a sip and then move on.

Ruby-throated Hummingbird or Archilochus colubris


Ruby-throated Hummingbird or Archilochus colubris

Ruby-throated Hummingbird or Archilochus colubris

I'm getting a bit better but not all there yet. Used my 150-600 mm lens at an f11 with two flashes. Still need to focus better maybe by using a higher f-stop increasing my depth of field.