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January 23rd, 2015

Photo of the Day by Jerry Taylor

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Anna's Hummingbird' by Jerry Taylor
Today’s Photo of the Day was shot by Jerry Taylor and submitted to the Bird in Context Assignment. “Great fun trying to capture photos of hummingbirds on their favorite food sources. The color of the flowers seemed to reflect the vibrance of the birds,” says Taylor who used a Canon EOS 6D and Sigma 150-500mm …
February 7th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Male Violet Sabrewing In-flight” by Jeff Dyck – Juan Castro Blanco National Park, Costa Rica

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Fast moving hummingbird captured in Juan Castro Blanco National Park Costa Rica with fast shutter speed and four Yongnuo flashes setup
Growing up in northern Ontario, there was only one species of hummingbird that called the region home in the summertime—the Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Opportunities to travel and see the wildlife of the world have introduced me to many other species of hummingbird, like this beautiful male Violet Sabrewing photographed at a lodge in Costa Rica at …
January 6th, 2014

Photo Of The Day by Scott Bechtel

Posted By Christopher Robinson
I'm In Charge by Scott Bechtel
Scott Bechtel’s photo of a male rufous hummingbird is today’s Photo Of The Day. Bechtel submitted the photo to the Your Best Photo Of 2013 Assignment.
June 12th, 2011

Accidents and Near Misses

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Allen's Hummingbird Taking Off
  The best wildlife photography often happens around the edges of situations, when things are not entirely going your way and conditions force you to do something unplanned. I have been photographing Allen’s Hummingbirds bathing in a small stream on the Channel Islands (see post from a few days ago) but found that I had …