March 31, 2008
Larry Selman saw this female Anna's Hummingbird with a nestling in Santa Cruz, California.
The newly hatched and hungry hummingbird (Calypte anna)
was begging for a meal at the University of California Santa Cruz Arboretum. Larry used a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and a 500mm lens with a 1.4x teleconverter.
You can see the bird at these great birdwatching hotspots:San Elijo Lagoon, San Diego County, CaliforniaLands End & Sutro Heights, San Francisco, CaliforniaHenderson Bird Viewing Preserve, Henderson, NevadaSee another Anna's HummingbirdView photos of other hummingbirds:
- Black-chinned Hummingbird
- Broad-tailed Hummingbird
- Buff-bellied Hummingbird
- Calliope Hummingbird
- Costa's Hummingbird
- Purple-crowned Woodnymph
- Purple-throated Carib
- Ruby-throated Hummingbird perched
- Ruby-throated Hummingbirds swarming a feeder
- Rufous Hummingbird in flight at Oregon's William L. Finley NWR
- Rufous Hummingbird chicks in the nest
- Rufous Hummingbird hovering near a nectar feeder in British Columbia
- Rufous Hummingbird, close-up portrait of hovering bird
- Rufous Hummingbirds colliding in flight
- Rufous-tailed Hummingbird
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