July 17, 2006
Gail Buquoi saw this female Black-chinned Hummingbird at her patio in Georgetown, Texas.
The Black-chinned Hummingbird (Archilochus alexandri)
was drawn to the blooms of the potted duranta flowers that Gail Buquoi keeps around her home. She used a Nikon D200 digital SLR, a NIkon 200-400mm lens and a single Nikon SB-800 flash to take this picture.
You can see the bird at this great birdwatching hotspot:Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, Henderson, NevadaMitchell Lake Audubon Center, San Antonio, TexasLas Vegas National Wildlife Refuge, New MexicoView photos of other hummingbirds:
- Anna's Hummingbird female and nestling
- Anna's Hummingbird with a water-soaked bill
- 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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