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Gentiana newberryi var. tiogana
Bird Banding in a Protected Area
Fritillaria recurva ("Scarlet Fritillary"; Liliaceae). Lake County, California.
Strange criatures of the forest.
Urban Honey Bee Collecting Pollen
Sunrise in October
Butterfly Wing
Balloon Director
Baby girl
This is what I call Molly-style napping!
Bubbly Navona
Motionless Beauty
Autumn Splendor at Bond Falls
The girl and her birds
Disappearing in the woods
Guy Fawkes Witch
A window into humanity
Cows walking down the road
Grandma
Soulful Eyes
Henningsvar, Norway - Lofoten Islands
Monsoon Storm
Big collored beak.
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Motionless Beauty

While vacationing in New Mexico, I happened upon this beautiful hummingbird. I was mesmerized that the bird was sitting so still! I immediately grabbed my camera to catch this rare moment.I had never before seen a hummingbird sit still, and haven't since. I am so grateful to have captured such a rare moment!

TAGS: Animal, Bird, Hummingbird, New Mexico, Wildlife

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Garrison, Texas, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Cori Metteauer.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2016
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Oct. 19, 2018, 11:49 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T5i
Focal Length: 55mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Angel Fire , New Mexico, United States of America