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Allen’s Hummingbird Landing Sequence

An Allen’s hummingbird lands on a perch in the UCSC Arboretum in early spring.  Allen’s hummingbirds migrate from southern California and Mexico each spring. Technical details: Canon 7D, Canon 500 + 1.4x (700mm), Gitzo tripod with wimberly

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Baby Hummingbirds in their Nest

This hummingbird nest was concealed within some bushes.  The female hummingbird builds the nest by sitting in the middle as she builds the rim around her.  She uses spider webs to hold the nesting material together, and then she uses … Continue reading

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Anna’s Hummingbird

A young sub-adult male Anna’s Hummingbird has adopted our feeder. Here he is perched in his favorite spot in the redwood tree. The photo below shows him flying towards the feeder.  You can see the red under his throat, which … Continue reading

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