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Featured Forum Post: 'More baby hummingbirds, including first flight!'

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by Jman, Jul 18, 2011.

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  1. Jman

    Jman Mu-43 Veteran

    Apr 20, 2011
    Columbus, OH
    Took a bunch more shots of my baby hummingbirds, and even caught a picture of them trying to fly for the first time. The one actually hovered for a moment! I don't think it'll be long before they start building secondary nests for themselves. :)  I'm pretty sure these are all with the FD 135mm f/2.

    Mama looking on:

    Scouting around:

    Testing the wings:

    First flight!

    Not content to watch his or her sibling grab the glory, the other baby tries it out:

    Relaxing after exhausting test flights:


    Note from Amin: To comment on or view this post in the context of the original thread, go here: https://www.mu-43.com/f54/more-baby-hummingbirds-including-first-flight-14234/
    Jman's first thread with photos of the hummingbird babies is here: https://www.mu-43.com/f54/hummingbird-babies-14217/
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