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Purple Gorget

Purple Gorget

It is amazing how colorful a Costa's Hummingbird gorget can be with the right light.
With a proper head turn the iridescent color will show on the entire gorget.
The challenge is to find a hummingbird that will stay still for a few seconds.


(Please view in original size for best quality.)

Nikon D7000
1/200s f/5.6 at 420.0mm iso400 full exif

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Sam Rua11-Jul-2014 03:10
Wow. Excellent captures, Jim. Super good stuff. V!