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Hummingbird 2

By Lillian  
The rain had eased off here..briefly, but think same birdSmile

Again from the collection from Costa Rica

Thank you all for the kind comments, and good to be back

my thanks go to Ju, Fred and Steve for your User Awards...very much appreciated


still catching up!
just noticed the time way!!! dark by 6.30pm every day..near equator
7 hours difference to here, if interested?

Tags: Flight Nature General Hummingbird Costa rica Wildlife and nature

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Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
11 Aug 2014 10:27PM
Making good use of that lens, Lillian. Well captured, it makes a very good shape in the frame as well.


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cantona43 Plus
12 925 4 England
11 Aug 2014 10:28PM
this is excellent Lillian the timing is spot on
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 153 16 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2014 10:30PM
Another excellent capture LillianSmile

11 Aug 2014 10:44PM
Love it Lillian. A beautiful well timed capture GrinGrin

Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2014 10:59PM
Beautifully detailed aerial capture Lillian. Superbly timed.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
11 Aug 2014 11:07PM
Brilliant shot Lillian. Cathy
Well taken

Such pretty little birds, so well taken Lillian..

Lynette Grin
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
11 Aug 2014 11:43PM
Just shows how fast their wings can beat when it takes 1/2500 sec. exposure to freeze the wing action.
Super shot, Lillian, the body and head pin sharp.
And what wonderful iridescent colours.
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
11 Aug 2014 11:44PM
A wonderful inflight capture Lillian.
Super shot.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2014 12:35AM
Stunning image again Lillian of this exotic bird.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
12 Aug 2014 12:46AM
So sharp, they are very fast-- a splendid shot-

Thank you for your UA-- a PM will follow!
12 Aug 2014 4:30AM
Well captured. You've nailed the eye.
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
12 Aug 2014 6:07AM
Another excellent capture, Lillian. Carol
ugly Plus
10 9 57 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2014 6:10AM
A very nice in flight shoot.
Good timing.

12 Aug 2014 6:45AM
One has to be fast to take a shot like that of this beautiful bird - you certainly were. Great lens (and photographerGrin).

JohnoP 12 2
12 Aug 2014 6:49AM
Just fabulous Lillian! Smile John
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2014 7:45AM
Did you take a monopod....
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2014 8:10AM
No Barbara, all hand held, they move way to fast...and a tripod/monopod
now off my to carry list!! everything you will be seeing is hand held now
thanks everyone very kind comments
ddolfelin Plus
6 103 3 Wales
12 Aug 2014 8:47AM
Great action shot of a pretty subject!
fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
12 Aug 2014 8:51AM
Beautiful capture time to perfection.

rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
12 Aug 2014 9:51AM
Another beauty Lillian, back to earth now Wink
12 Aug 2014 10:03AM
hand held impressive Lillian lived in the far eat for 25yrs used to 12hr daylight days 6am to to 6pm if lucky up here still daylight at 11pm some days your were fast off your mark to get this fine work

9 10 10 England
12 Aug 2014 10:06AM
Beauty frozen in time so expertly.
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2014 10:52AM
Amazing to see detail of a humming bird's wings - excellent capture LillianSmile
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
12 Aug 2014 11:18AM
Another beautiful capture, Lillian, very well timed to get it in frame Smile
Trev Smile
FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
12 Aug 2014 11:25AM
Great image Lillian, lovely eye and wing detail,
12 Aug 2014 1:26PM
12 Aug 2014 1:36PM
Beautifully captured pin sharp detailed imageSmileSmileSmilepaul
ukgubbi 6 5 India
12 Aug 2014 4:06PM
Lovely capture, great timing.
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
12 Aug 2014 5:23PM
Super Lillian. Is there anything you cannot photograph well.
12 Aug 2014 5:29PM
A great image of H Bird ever seen.
JuBarney 7 26 3 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2014 5:33PM
Another beauty
12 Aug 2014 5:35PM
Fine capture Lillian, great timing,
12 Aug 2014 5:58PM
A wonderful flash of colour Lillian, beautifully caught.

myrab 12 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2014 6:32PM

13 Aug 2014 1:40PM
Oh wow Lillian this is a superb shot GrinGrinGrin
gorgeous capture of this beautiful bird.
Great timing and a wonderful captured composition. Well done Lillian.
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2014 2:23PM
Great capture! WOW.... Grin
15 Aug 2014 11:55PM
Loving this series of shots. Great skills shown.
DonMc 9 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2014 8:26PM
Truly exotic Lillian!SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Regards Don

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