Wordless Wednesday 11/52 Anna’s Hummingbird – Female Nesting

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Anna's Hummingbird Female landing on the Nest

Anna's Hummingbird Female tongue out on nest

Anna's Hummingbird Female Feeding

Anna's Hummingbird Female

Anna Hummingbird Female on the Nest

Nikon D700| Nikkor 200-500mm @450mm| f/8| Lexar Professional Digital Film|PS CC 2017

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Spring Is…

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…flowers, longer days, new beginnings, and baby birds.

A friend called me yesterday to tell me his mother had found a Hummingbird nest in her rose bush while pruning it. He invited me over to photograph the nest which has an egg, and perhaps get the mama bird in flight.
Of course I couldn’t resist. It was thrilling to see how tiny the nest and egg are. To get her landing in the nest was the cherry on top of an already pretty good day.

Here she is coming back to the nest! This was thrilling. I wasn’t even sure I got the shot until today when I uploaded them.

First I saw this…

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Then she sat on her egg never taking her eye off me.

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