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Anna's Hummingbird (male)

Anna's Hummingbird (male) (Calypte anna)

Bird was in the ideal light for this image, yet a little fill-in-flash added some highlights to the edges of the feathers.
Chapparal: rolling hills, mixed pine trees, low scrub: dry
Wofford Heights: Kern Co, CA., USA
Date taken
July 2012
Scientific name
Calypte anna
Equipment used
Canon 30D: EF 500 IS L: Apperture priority, average metering : 1/200 @ f 7.1, -0.33 exp comp. :fill flash, Canon 580 EX II, +.33comp: ISO 500 : white bal custom, 5050K : PP Lightroom 3.0, CS5
as ever you made an amazing job here, so glad to see your posts again Mark, were do you always do and hide.
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Opus Editor
What a beauty. A lovely cocked head pose too.

Great work this Mark.

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