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Ray G. Foster Salem, Oregon Ducks, not hummingbirds, were on Foster's mind when he settled down behind a photo blind near a pond in southern Oregon. "I wasn't having any duck luck so I decided to focus on this hummingbird," says the paper mill worker. He used a 300mm lens to take this unusual photo of a rufous hummingbird collecting fibers from a cattail--presumably to build a nest.
Bee Hummingbird (Female) by birdingpal.org: Endemic to Cuba, the smallest bird in the world measures about 1.5" from the tip of the bill to the end of the tail and weighs about 1.8g. the cup shaped nest is about 1" diameter and contains eggs no larger than peas. In the course of one day, the bee hummingbird may visit 1,500 flowers. tinyurl.com/a3ttbe #Bee_Hummingbird #birdingpal_org #wikipedia