A male Ruby Throated Hummingbird does an emergency landing maneuver to land on the feeder without crashing; just after he has fought off two other males and hurried back to beat them to the feeder.

We have an abundance of these beautiful birds here at out home in Southeast Missouri, USA. It is a joy to watch their antics as they buzz around the feeder each day.

Nikon D40X with Nikon 300mm VR lens on auto with manual focus.

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Comments

  • Yool
    Yoolover 3 years ago

    They getting better and better………so beautifully captured dear brother :))

  • Thank you Sis, more to come I hope

    – barnsis

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 3 years ago

  • Thank you

    – barnsis

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • Thank you

    – barnsis

  • Tim Denny
    Tim Dennyover 3 years ago

    Nice capture, always wanted one of these, but never got the chance.

  • Thank you Tim, they are a challenge to shoot.

    – barnsis

  • BCallahan
    BCallahanover 3 years ago

    What a totally fabulous shot, my friend!! I don’t think you could ask for anything much better than this… wonderful!!! Marvelous!! fantastic!! Exceptional!!! it’s just superb!!!

  • Thank you Sis. I had this in the collection of keepers from three or four days ago but didn’t really look at it until this morning. Guess it is a keeper?☺

    – barnsis

  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsover 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture, love the way they chirp!

  • Thank you MB, me to!

    – barnsis

  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...over 3 years ago

    great capture brah’…………looks like you are havin fun with these little fairies

  • Thank you my friend, hoping for more

    – barnsis

  • BarbL
    BarbLover 3 years ago

    Wow! What a fabulous shot, bro!! You caught the motion of his wings beautifully!

  • Thank you Sis, just lucky and a camera that shoots 3 frames per second ☺

    – barnsis

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 3 years ago

    Such a fabulous POV!!! I love it Bryon!! ♥ Hugs! ♥

  • Thank you very much Cee!

    – barnsis

  • nmbrplus
    nmbrplusover 3 years ago

    Absolutely gorgeous!…such an incredible image….jd

  • Thank you Joyce

    – barnsis

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