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Uploaded 2-Nov-13
Taken 30-Oct-13

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Keywords:Steve Locke, baton rouge, hummingbird banding, louisiana, male, rufous hummingbird
Photo Info

Dimensions3607 x 2405
Original file size2.69 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken31-Oct-13 07:31
Date modified2-Nov-13 10:03
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS-1D X
Focal length100 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/125 at f/5.6
FlashFired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Normal
ISO speedISO 1600
Metering modePattern
Male Rufous Hummingbird

Male Rufous Hummingbird

Selasphorus rufus birds have rusty-red plumage on their backs.

This bird may look like a preserved specimen, but he is very much alive. I was surprised at the birds' passivity while being handled.