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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Rufous Hummingbird
From: tmanley at (Tina Manley)
Date: Sun, 12 Apr 2015 16:29:20 -0400
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Beautiful!  I like the second one best.


On Sun, Apr 12, 2015 at 4:17 PM, Doug Herr <wildlightphoto at>

> For a week last fall an immature male Rufous Hummingbird visited the
> feeder in my yard on its southbound migration, claiming the feeder as its
> own and driving the dozen or so other hummingbirds away whenever they dared
> approach the sweet syrup.  This was the first Rufous Hummingbird I'd seen
> here and I hoped it wasn't the last.
> Recently California's central valley was flooded with a wave of northbound
> Rufous Hummingbirds and until last night when an adult male Rufous
> Hummingbird B&B'd here it appeared the wave had bypassed my yard.  By
> midmorning it was gone.  I chose to pretend this was the same bird that
> visited last fall.  I have no way of confirming it's the same bird.
> Technical stuff: R8/DMR, 280mm f/4 APO-Telyt-R, big old Gitzo.  All
> comments welcome.
> Doug Herr
> Birdman of Sacramento
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Tina Manley

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