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It was meaningful moment for me to see such a great male hummingbird singing in the air. Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna) is a medium-sized hummingbird native to the west coast of North America. This bird was named after Anna Masséna, Duchess of Rivoli. Anna’s Hummingbird is 10 to 11 centimeters long. It has a bronze-green back, a pale grey chest and belly, and green flanks. Its bill is long, straight and slender. The adult male has an iridescent crimson-red crown and throat, and a dark, slightly forked tail. Anna’s is the only North American hummingbird species with a red crown. Females and juveniles have a green crown, a grey throat with some red markings, a grey chest and belly, and a dark, rounded tail with white tips on the outer feathers.
These birds feed on nectar from flowers using a long extendable tongue. They also consume small insects caught in flight. Anna’s Hummingbirds are eating flying insects. They aim for the flying insect, then open their beaks very wide. That technique has a greater success rate than trying to aim the end of a long beak at the insect.
While collecting nectar, they also assist in plant pollination. This species sometimes consumes tree sap



Meeli Loite Sonn is an freelance photographer based in Los Angeles county, USA. Meeli specialises in producing high-quality images of our all kind natural world, capturing the beauty and mystery of nature, animals, birds, plants, where she sees it. Its need good eye. Meeli’s love of nature does not end with the landscape, as she aspires to photograph all things natural in his own unique way. Her big passion is macro world.

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  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 1 year ago

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  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...over 1 year ago

    amazing capture dear Meeli.x

  • – loiteke

  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsover 1 year ago

    What expression on that hummers face! Gorgeous capture!

  • – loiteke

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 1 year ago

    What a little beauty. Splendid capture.

  • – loiteke

  • Mui-Ling Teh
    Mui-Ling Tehover 1 year ago

    Its wings and feet look so cute in this shot, and love the expression from that tilted head!

  • – loiteke

  • Wayne Wood
    Wayne Woodover 1 year ago

    Congratulations on having your image selected for featuring in the group “The Birds”.

  • – loiteke

  • Daniel J. McCauley IV
    Daniel J. McCa...over 1 year ago

    Not an easy shot, excellent capture Meeli!

  • – loiteke

  • RosaCobos
    RosaCobosover 1 year ago

    However you have done this like a miravle…Usually I have seen shots of hummingbirds, sipping nectar from a flower..with its fluttering miracle wings…but this one is like wishing to hit the is incredibly clear in the expression and I love it.
    Rosa (Thanks for the information about this piece of Life..)

  • – loiteke

  • DionNelson
    DionNelsonover 1 year ago

    Love him!!

  • – loiteke

  • kcy011
    kcy011over 1 year ago

    Wow what a great capture! Lovely pink colours! :)

  • – loiteke

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