!Featured in Sticks and Stones and Living Things – July 12, 2011!

July 2011

The little Hummingbirds are such fun to watch as they scramble to the feeder vying for first place to get a drink. Here, this one is sitting on the railing near the feeder watching for the enemy.

Canon EOS Rebel XTi; Sigma 150-500mm lens
Ste. Rita, Manitoba, Canada

Self taught photographer enjoying retirement in travel and meeting fellow members of Redbubble.

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  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKover 3 years ago

    A marvellous capture Vickie.

  • Hi Don, many thanks :-))

    – Vickie Emms

  • David Friederich
    David Friederichover 3 years ago

    They can be very territorial and competitive. I like “the look”, Vickie.

  • thank you David

    – Vickie Emms

  • Marjorie Wallace
    Marjorie Wallaceover 3 years ago

    You captured such attitude! Great work!

  • thanks Marjorie, they sure make you think sometimes they are going to land in your hair,,,,,

    – Vickie Emms

  • jenn77
    jenn77over 3 years ago

    Oh my !!! He looks like a bulldog gaurding his bone !! So cute !! Great capture !!

  • thanks Jenn, to his left is the feeder, I guess it sort of was, lol

    – Vickie Emms

  • Teresa Zieba
    Teresa Ziebaover 3 years ago

    Lovely capture hon and who would have thought such a little thing could be so feisty, lol! I agree with David and Marjie, “the look” and attitude is definitely there.

  • thanks hon and you can see the little tip of it’s tongue,,,,,,nasty hehe

    – Vickie Emms

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 3 years ago

    They have arrived, so great to see them..nice work Vickie

  • they’ve been here for a long time, they are so fun to watch Larry

    – Vickie Emms

  • Sandy Stewart
    Sandy Stewartover 3 years ago

    Love the on guard body expression you have captured and love how the color of the metal fencing compliments the beak and color on the back of the Hummingbird! Lovely work Vickie! : )

  • thanks so very much Sandy

    – Vickie Emms

  • Jena Ferguson
    Jena Fergusonover 3 years ago

    So cute Vickie. He reminds me of Flit from Pocahontas :)

  • aww, thanks Jena

    – Vickie Emms

  • Jena Ferguson
    Jena Fergusonover 3 years ago

    Even looks as though his tongue is sticking out a little…“Get off of my feeder, buddy…”

  • it is!
    I mentioned that to someone above, lol
    Thanks again Jena

    – Vickie Emms

  • AuntieBarbie
    AuntieBarbieover 3 years ago

    Looks like this beautiful bird is “working the rails” and has b een practicing hard!!! Beautiful.

  • thank you AuntieB, yes they sure do, I love to sit close and watch and listen to them

    – Vickie Emms

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