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Where the silhouettes have no name
Jamaican horse and rider
The porch at the Amargossa Hotel
A snowstorm in Iceland
A twist on Antelope Canyon
Reflections of Grand Tetons
Shrimpiers in port
Sunset in Port of Koper
Nelson Lakes Trail
Gokarna Flight
Navigating bridge of a cargo ship
Lunch Time
'Vulcano' volcano in Mediterranian sea near Messina strait
Beautiful sky
Antique cars
Faces of the New Year
Summer in two
Tibetan wolf in its habitat
Layers of sight, Dobruja, Romania.
Striped hyena
I am the Old Year!
Desert Fox pup
A portrait of my brother.
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Lunch Time

Female Ruby-Throat Hummingbird heading for a quick meal at the feeder. In July last year I began a new interest in photography. A few months later my focus began on birds and nature subjects. adding bird feeders with seeds and nuts and berries to attract a variety of species to my yard. Since, my yard has become somewhat of a bird sanctuary, bustling with song and flight of many species of birds. As Spring approached I longed to attract new subjects and added flowers to the landscape and a hummingbird feeder in March in an attempt to attract hummingbirds and butterflies. I am very happy to say it was a success! I have had a number of hummingbirds visit my feeder and over the last few days I have noticed a significant increase in their numbers. These magnificent tiny birds buzz in and out and will even hover in front of you from time to time. They are absolutely fascinating to watch. I will be adding another feeder soon to accommodate the increase in their numbers. What fun and smart birds they are not to mention beautiful!

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Ocala, Florida, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Judith Ponder.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2018
Total Views: 45
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: April 12, 2018, 9:29 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS Rebel T6
Focal Length: 115mm
Shutter Speed: 1/4000
Aperture: f2.8
ISO: ISO1600
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