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Photo of the Day ~ Birds Category ~ July 11, 2009

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Purple Power
by Bud Hensley (Bud) 
Pentax K20D
Middletown, Ohio
United States of America

Photographer Notes:
An immature male Ruby-throated hummignbird feeding on the bloom of an Iochroma Cyanea plant in our garden.

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Efton Ellis commented on July 11, 2009 01:20:
Awesome capture,you were at the right place at the right time 'cause hummingbirds don't wait around. These are lovely blooms and you caught the hover just right. Congratulations Bud.
Jane Mountain commented on July 11, 2009 01:39:
Really cool capture. Great colors and composition as well. Bravo!
Robin-Lee Vieira commented on July 11, 2009 11:28:
A beautiful capture Bud!! These little guys are so hard to capture whilst at a bloom, but you did a lovely job of it! Beautiful clarity & Dof..and perfectly composed! Congrats !!
Shirley Mangini commented on July 11, 2009 13:31:
Congratulations, great capture of this hummingbird! Nice a sharp and great colors
John Matthews commented on July 11, 2009 14:47:
Wonderful shot of this beautiful bird. Congratulations on your POTD.
William Otto commented on July 11, 2009 16:19:
WOW! Just Great! Great colors and very sharp!
Linn Smith commented on July 11, 2009 18:52:
Wow...a masterful composition, Bud! A very difficult bird to capture well due to its quick movemnets...your image could not be any better with wonderful surrounding color! Congratulations on your POTD!
Kathy Shogren commented on July 11, 2009 22:43:
Wonderful capture of a difficult and beautiful subject. Congrats Bud on POTD!
Bud Hensley commented on July 11, 2009 22:50:
Thanks, everyone, for your comments!

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