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Old 06-10-2009, 09:23 PM   #21
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What kind of a hummer do you have there?
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Old 06-10-2009, 09:53 PM   #22
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I'm not sure what kind of hummingbirds are in my yard, but they sure are fun to watch!
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Old 06-10-2009, 10:21 PM   #23
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They are little dynamos aren't they.
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Old 06-14-2009, 09:58 PM   #24
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Here are some of my prized photos I posted here some time back if anyone is interested I took them a couple years ago,

http://www.wildlifegardeners.org/for...n-hummers.html
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Old 06-28-2009, 08:43 PM   #25
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Nice pictures of the cute little guys, Green Man
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Old 07-11-2009, 12:15 PM   #26
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We've got 3 feeders, and found, especially in hot weather, changing the water/sugar out every 3 or 4 days helps. We also use pipe cleaner to be sure little holes stay clean. When the crocosmia are blooming the hummingbirds love it. Also they like the liatris. Can't seem to grow a butterfly bush (not sure real name). Our soil best suited for growing rocks, so most plants in planters with brought in dirt. Any other good plants for hummingbirds that don't require a lot of area ?

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Old 07-11-2009, 09:52 PM   #27
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I've seen them zipping around Monarda of all plants. That's an easy plant to grow.
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Old 07-31-2009, 10:11 PM   #28
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coyote We call this little guy "The Hammer"

Cause he does such a great job of chasing the other hummers away from the feeder!


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There you go again! Knock down drag out gorgeous. What kind of a camera do you have?
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Old 07-31-2009, 10:27 PM   #30
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There you go again! Knock down drag out gorgeous. What kind of a camera do you have?

Wow! Thanks for the compliments, but I am trying to do a better job with the hummers!!

I use a Canon Digital Rebel. These particular photos are taken with a 18-200mm lens, and a 420 flash attachment, all mounted on a tripod with a wireless remote.

I want to try my new "L" series, 100-400mm telephoto lens (used on the fox photos here) to see if I can get better shots, but I'll need to up the ISO to something stupid like 800.

Thanks again!

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