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This is a Broad-billed Himmingbird I captured at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson, AZ. She was sitting upon her nest.

Taken with my Canon Powershot S5is.

Broad-billed Hummingbird (Cynanthus latirostris)
Physical Description
Average weight: male 3.72 g, female 3.4 g.

Plumage
Adult male: Dark green back, crown, and breast, bright metallic blue gorget, bright red-orange bill with black tip.
Adult female: Green back and crown, unmarked gray throat and breast, red-orange bill, white tips on outer tail feathers.

Distribution
Observed in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, and Ontario. Winters in Mexico.

Tags

arizona, bird, hummingbird, tucson, sherry pundt, broad billed

Comments

  • icesrun
    icesrunalmost 4 years ago

    So very beautiful!! I just saw a video of a man hand feeding them and also feeding from his mouth. It was fantastic. He is here on RB too.

  • Wow! That would be cool to see, if you still know where to find it could you BM me with the sight.. Thank you very much.

    – Sherry Pundt

  • Daniel J. McCauley IV
    Daniel J. McCa...almost 4 years ago

    Those are amazing to see! Excellent capture, Sherry!

  • Thank very much Daniel! I really do enjoy these guys.

    – Sherry Pundt

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you so much! I’m very honored.

    – Sherry Pundt

  • Dave & Trena Puckett
    Dave & Trena P...almost 4 years ago

    wow this is amazing!! beautifully captured.. amazing details, clarity, and DOF!

  • Thank you so much! I’m very happy with how this one came out.

    – Sherry Pundt

  • Kathy Baccari
    Kathy Baccarialmost 4 years ago

    Absolutely stunning Sherry, The sharpness and composition and dof are fabulous. Congratulations on your feature in Closeups In Nature. It was my favor out of the 12 which included one of my own. Top notch! Kathy :)

  • Thank you so so much Kathy! I’m trying harder and harder each day to improve on my images.

    – Sherry Pundt

  • Mike Higgins
    Mike Higginsalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful shot

  • Thank you Mike! Much appreciated.

    – Sherry Pundt

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELalmost 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your beautiful feature, so well deserved

  • Thank you very much Andrea! It is a honor for me.

    – Sherry Pundt

  • Navigator
    Navigatoralmost 4 years ago

    What a capture! AWESOME! And beautiful.

  • Thank you very much! I can’t wait to get some of the babies!

    – Sherry Pundt

  • Bonnie T.  Barry
    Bonnie T. Barryalmost 4 years ago

    This is delightful; I love her perky posture! She is super alert! Very well done, Sherry!

  • Thank you so much Bonnie! My understanding is that the babies had just hatched hours before I got this shot, so I think she was in protect mode.

    – Sherry Pundt

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