This little Rufous (Selasphorus rufus) hummingbird checks me out while I was sitting patiently waiting for his arrival in my backyard in Veneta, Oregon.
Taken on April 16, 2010 with a Canon ESO 50D, EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM lens at 1/2048sec, F 5.66, ISO 1600, Focal length 300mm.
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  • RichardKlos
    RichardKlosover 4 years ago

    Excellent !!

  • Thank you very much, Richard… ~Chuck

    – Chuck Gardner

  • Paul Kavsak
    Paul Kavsakover 4 years ago

    good catch!

  • Thank you very much, Paul… ~Chuck

    – Chuck Gardner

  • DonnaMoore
    DonnaMooreover 4 years ago

    Looks like he is diving. Wonderful capture Chuck, great color and beautiful little hummer. I love it.

  • Thanks Donna, So glad you like this little guy. He’s a fast one to capture but it’s getting to know me… ~Chuck

    – Chuck Gardner

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago

    WOW!!!! Absolutely awesome capture of this little guy!!!

  • Thank you, Cee; Appreciate the compliment, my friend.. ~Chuck

    – Chuck Gardner

  • scenebyawoman
    scenebyawomanover 4 years ago

    Wow Chuck! That is an amazing shot! That will definetly get featured! Well done!

  • Dinni H
    Dinni Hover 4 years ago


  • Wolf Read
    Wolf Readover 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture, with a nice pose, light and color. Well done.

  • Thank you Frosty, I’ve been shooting a lot of black-capped chickadees in my backyard lately…They are so much fun to watch… I will have to post some soon for you to scrutinize, my friend… {8o})~Chuck

    – Chuck Gardner

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKover 4 years ago

    A stunning and beautiful capture. Brilliant photographic skill. Don.

  • Thank you Don, For your visit… I appreciate and value your compliments & favoring my artwork very much, my friend… Cheers☺, ~Chuck

    – Chuck Gardner

  • Charlene Aycock IPA
    Charlene Aycoc...over 4 years ago

    Wow this is excellent.

  • Thank you Charlene, For your visit… I appreciate and value your comments very much… Cheers☺, ~Chuck

    – Chuck Gardner

  • trueblvr
    trueblvrover 4 years ago

    This capture is so full of wonder…….lovely. Di

  • Thank you trueblvr, For the visit… I appreciate and value your comments very much… Cheers☺, ~Chuck

    – Chuck Gardner

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