Skip to content
September 2, 2015 / Leslie

Wordless Wednesday: Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Male Ruby-throated Hummingbird_IMG_9729

Almost wordless: I’ve seen an increase in Ruby-throated Hummingbirds in my yard the past week, but none were interested in stopping for a photo. I captured this image a few years ago when I came across a flock of hummingbirds migrating south for the winter. It’s one of my favorites and was originally posted in a Weekend Birding feature.

——————————–
More Wordless Wednesday. © 2015 Under My Apple Tree. All rights reserved.
Advertisements appearing on this site are placed by WordPress and are not endorsed or approved by me.

Advertisements

12 Comments

Leave a Comment
  1. BermudaOnion / Sep 2 2015 8:45 am

    I find hummingbirds endlessly fascinating. Great photo!

    Like

  2. sugartov / Sep 2 2015 9:10 am

    Great catch! I saw a hummingbird in our yard last week but there’s just no way I could have gotten it in time.

    Like

    • Leslie / Sep 2 2015 4:02 pm

      This was a migrating flock. Apparently they were too busy eating to care that I was taking photos. Usually they are way too fast for me too.

      Like

  3. Beth Hoffman / Sep 2 2015 9:52 am

    Wonderful capture!

    Like

  4. Carol / Sep 2 2015 3:47 pm

    Beautiful! We don’t get my hummingbirds at our house.

    Like

    • Leslie / Sep 2 2015 4:01 pm

      This photo was taken along a nature trail. I get the occasional hummingbird in my yard — they are attracted to the cardinal flower and bee balm — but not as many stop by as I’d like to see. They ignore my feeders!

      Like

  5. Mary / Sep 2 2015 4:36 pm

    Breathtaking! I love the color.

    Like

  6. gh0stpupp3t / Sep 2 2015 4:49 pm

    Very cute and well taken.

    Like

  7. barryknister / Sep 2 2015 8:02 pm

    Life-enhancing.

    Like

  8. Chrizette (@allthedaysof) / Sep 2 2015 9:38 pm

    Beautiful photo

    Like

  9. Vicki / Sep 3 2015 10:23 am

    That’s an amazing shot!! Love the colors and details of the feathers, the photo is so clear.

    Like

  10. Diane / Sep 3 2015 7:20 pm

    Such a beauty.

    Like

Comment are welcome. Thanks for stopping by.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: