First Humming Bird

Discussion in 'Birds' started by AISBLE, Jul 26, 2007.

  1. AISBLE

    AISBLE

    259
    Nov 29, 2006
    RI
    Caught this little guy on a recent camping trip to Vermont a couple of weeks ago. Tried to identify him but there are so many that look alike to me. :confused:  Could anybody help with an id? This was the sharpest one I could get of him....still trying to improve my technique with the 300 f/4. :redface:

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  2. tech1961

    tech1961

    Jan 28, 2007
    Houston Tx.
    Excellent capture especially for a first.
     
  3. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    Looks to be a Ruby-throated Hummingbird and your image appears to be pretty sharp too!
     
  4. AISBLE

    AISBLE

    259
    Nov 29, 2006
    RI
    thanks for the kind words Jimmy.

    And thanks for the id Andy....I stopped on the way home yesterday and picked up a National Audubon Society bird book and that was a big help in identifying him as well.
     
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