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Uploaded 7-Sep-15
Taken 29-Aug-15

10 of 17 photos
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Keywords:Louisiana, animals, birds, ruby throated hummingbird
Photo Info

Dimensions3388 x 2259
Original file size3.11 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken29-Aug-15 10:17
Date modified6-Sep-15 19:38
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS-1D X
Focal length1000 mm
Max lens aperturef/8
Exposure1/500 at f/11
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias-2/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 800
Metering modePattern
Hummer Tongue

Hummer Tongue

These birds are never still for long, even if they're perching. They'll twitch and scratch and preen and every now and then they'll extend that very long tongue. Maybe some of them are Rolling Stones fans. Shot near St. Francisville, Louisiana in late August.