Sunday, April 09, 2006

Ocotillo in Sabino Canyon - Part 2

Broad-billed Hummingbird with Ocotillo flower pike
Canon Rebel XT, 300 mm., F/5.6, 1/2000, ISO 200

12 comments:

T. Beth said...

I'll bet that the little Broad-billed Hummingbird in your photo was guarding the Ocotillo. Such good nectar sources are a bit scarce this year.

joared said...

So glad you stopped by TGB where I found this link. Enjoyed living several years in AZ where we traveled all over the state almost every weekend. Will look forward to stopping by for views of the beautiful desert plants and flowers such as this Ocotillo.

chiefbiscuit said...

Ohhh ... I LOVE hummingbirds!!!!!!
I've never seen any in real life, but there is something about the idea of them that appeals to me. Like bumblebees with beaks.
I believe I am not alone. Everyone loves to love a hummingbird, right?!
A bit like the dolphins of the bird world?
I love your photos and the description of the plants. Who needs the National Geographic channel when you can tune into Pam's blog?

Jean said...

Très belle photo . L'oeil ne sait que choisir :la fleur ou l'oiseau !

chiefbiscuit said...

I agree with Jean! Because both are beautiful to the eye. Yeah!

Cynthia E. Bagley said...

Wow.. My mind is stuck on that word. I do love the pic and the bird. ;-)

Rexroth's Daughter said...

I love photographs of hummingbirds when they are still. They always keep such a speedy pace, that their stillness is fleeting and sweet.

lené said...

The colors in the bird feathers are gorgeous. I can make out a metallic emerald green. Wow

Endment said...

OH Lovely!!!

Pam in Tucson said...

Thanks, all! It's been a busy weekend and I'm off to bed, but I wanted to acknowledge your generous and warm comments.

Pam in Tucson said...

joared - I couldn't find your blog. Do you have one?

TDharma said...

great shot! beautiful photo.