Saturday, April 27, 2013

Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds

We are right on the edge of the summer breading grounds of the Ruby-Throated Hummingbird.  I got a shot of both a female and a male.  The two males are the same individual showing how the iridescent throat coloration only shows up when illuminated appropriately.

Male Ruby-Throat with throat feathers in shadow

Male Ruby-Throat with throat feathers reflecting light

Female Ruby-Throat

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