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Juvenile Hummer
Juvenile Hummer
loriprophoto


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Free Study 2009-07 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro
Location: Indiana, USA
Date: Jul 19, 2009
Aperture: f6.7
ISO: 200
Shutter: 750th
Galleries: Nature, Birds
Date Uploaded: Jul 30, 2009

I rescued this little bird when it fell at my feet out of a tree a few weekends ago. I made it some sugar water and with the help of one of my friends we got her to take the nectar and build up enough strength to fly and get to these flowers herself. She was zooming all over the show by the time we left. I think she was probably just learning to fly and ran out of steam because she was battling to fly and she fell to the ground hitting a chair as she fell, as she just didnt have enough energy, so we gassed her up which she enjoyed, was licking it off of our fingers and hopefully survived the ordeal.

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Place: 159 out of 419
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Views since voting: 576
Views during voting: 242
Votes: 152
Comments: 4
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08/05/2009 11:42:22 AM
Nice framing on your hummingbird.
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08/04/2009 07:53:12 PM
Nice and sharp, with movement in the wings. Well done!
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08/04/2009 09:33:50 AM
perfect focus
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08/01/2009 09:50:12 AM
Very nice capture !
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