wow, victoria these shots are fantastic! I'm assuming they are ruby throated? or do you get other kinds in ontario?
Spectacular pictures! What a charming hummingbird! They're so cute when they sit for a moment, aren't they?
What gorgeous photos you've been taking...the job sounds like a lot of hard work but incredibly rewarding!
Thanks for the kind words ladies!Brooke - we're actually in Vancouver for the summer! You know, I'd just assumed this was a female rufous hummingbird, which is the most common one we have out here, but I thought I'd better check before answering. And now looking at my book, I wonder if this might actually be a female Anna's hummingbird - they both have that red throat-patch, but the Anna's is supposed to be more gray and the rufous somewhat orange. Hmm... I may have to find an expert opinion on this one!
... what are you thinking?