PESO Now I know why

Daniel J. Matyola danmatyola at gmail.com
Sat Sep 1 22:27:31 EDT 2018


I have seen birds with full ruby throats at feeders, but have never been
able to capture one on film.  The damn little guys are shy and very quick.

Dan Matyola
http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola


On Sat, Sep 1, 2018 at 7:18 PM Paul Stenquist <pnstenquist at mac.com> wrote:

> Thanks Dan. Good to know. That’s more like what I expected.
>
> Paul
>
> > On Sep 1, 2018, at 6:24 PM, Daniel J. Matyola <danmatyola at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Nice catches!
> >
> > A male inn breeding plumage has a much more spectacular ruby throat:
> >
> https://nationalzoo.si.edu/scbi/migratorybirds/featured_photo/bird.cfm?pix=Ruby-throated_Hummingbird
> >
> > Dan Matyola
> > http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola
> >
> >
> >> On Sat, Sep 1, 2018 at 4:37 PM Paul Stenquist <pnstenquist at mac.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> They are known as “Ruby Throated Hummingbirds.” It was a dark and gloomy
> >> day, but I saw a hummer at the Oriole feeder earlier, so I set up
> outside
> >> anyway. My hummers are very shy so I can’t get close, but planted my
> tripod
> >> about 25 feet away with the 150-450 and 1.4X converter. These are very
> >> noisy but a good look at an elusive critter
> >>
> >> https://www.photo.net/photo/18493641/Ruby-Throated-Hummingbird
> >>
> >> https://www.photo.net/photo/18493642/Hummer-at-the-Oriole-Feeder
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