Saturday, August 26, 2017

Saturday encore ~ Hummingbird, don't fly away, fly away

This encore post is from September 2, 2016.

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The feral beast and I had just finished a photo shoot of the vine
when who should cross our garden path but a female broad-tailed hummingbird...I think.
I'm pretty bad at the whole bird identification thing.

Whatever species...



...she sure was a beauty, and fearless, too –
I was standing about a foot away.



Hum along if you remember the Seals and Croft song from the seventies.



The sweetness of your nectar
Has drawn me like a fly
I just love you, love you, love you
I don't even know the reason why



Me: Don't even think about it.



Hummingbird: Is he fast enough to grab me out of the air?
Me: I hope not.



Hummingbird: Just one more sip and I'm out of here. No point taking chances.



9 comments:

  1. These photos are fantastic! Thank you...

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  2. Wow! I don't remember this one...so pretty! Love the colors and how close you got...gorgeous

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  3. Stunningly beautiful...both bird and JCC...flower too.
    Thanks for the post...
    Love from NC

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  4. An American in Tokyo8/27/17, 5:42 PM

    I love the color contrast!

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  5. Anne Boleyn8/28/17, 7:50 AM

    Absolutely amazing pictures!

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  6. this can't be real... it looks like the finest Japanese art to me. Wonderful!

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  7. Oh, WOW ...what an amazing collection of photos you got of the sweet little thing... so pretty .. all of them....

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  8. love it all, the animals, the colours, the expressions and the comments!thank you

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