The airways around our home here in Southeast Missouri is filled with ruby throated hummingbirds now days. They are eating 64 oz of sugar water a day. This is a common sight when you sit out on the deck and watch the tiny buggers zip around chirping and fighting like mad dogs. They are very territorial and with so many young males coming to maturity in such a small space they are constantly in battle.

Nikon D90 with 18X55mm lens on manual focus

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  • jayluk
    jaylukover 1 year ago

    busy busy busy but a very nice capture

  • Thank you

    – barnsis

  • autumnwind
    autumnwindover 1 year ago

    Wow really!!! You are so lucky, so many! Mine are far and few between anymore, soon they will be completely gone.
    Great shot!!! xoxoxxoxoxoxo

  • Thank you, we usually have them until mid Oct.

    – barnsis

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepover 1 year ago

    This is so very cool!!!!!

  • Thank you Gena

    – barnsis

  • PineSinger
    PineSingerover 1 year ago

    Looks like here just a week ago, they have left for the season now. Too cold for them! Lovely capture!

  • Thank you Sis, they will be here for a while yet.

    – barnsis

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 1 year ago

    Wonderful … I would never get any work done watching these outside my window !

  • Thank you

    – barnsis

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 1 year ago

    Fabulous capture. You must have run into a family. :o)

  • Thank you There are twenty or more of them flying around all day every day.

    – barnsis

  • Karen E Camilleri
    Karen E Camilleriover 1 year ago

  • Thank you

    – barnsis

  • Evita
    Evitaover 1 year ago

    Wonderful work !!!

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  • Thank you very much.

    – barnsis

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  • Thank you

    – barnsis

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartover 1 year ago


    Wow, what a treat!

  • Thank you so very much, I am honored

    – barnsis

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