Our Rufous Hummingbirds

28 05 2013

We’ve had a pretty steady stream of Rufous Hummingbirds to our feeder this past month.  We definitely have a dominant male that has claimed the feeder and it’s fun to watch him chase off the other males.  Here are a few shots of our smallest feathered visitors.

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Study of a male Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

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Study of a male Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

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Female Rufous Hummingbird by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

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Female Hummer in-flight. by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

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Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) in-flight by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

For these and other hummingbirds, please see my hummingbird set:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragonspeed/sets/72157624567403704

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Tanzanian Zebras

28 05 2013

Some more shots from our Safari in 2009! 

1. Dopplegangers

Plains Zebra (Equus quagga) by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

2. Zebra foal

Zebra foal by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

3. Funny?

Plains Zebra (Equus quagga) by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

4. Bonding

Plains Zebra (Equus quagga) by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

5. Standing proud

Plains Zebra (Equus quagga) by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

You can find more of the Zebras at:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragonspeed/sets/72157633724758082/with/8847231301/
The whole Africa adventure is here:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragonspeed/sets/72157621906615382

Comments and Critique always welcome and appreciated.





Tanzanian Landscapes

20 05 2013

Still getting our photos edited from our 2009 trip to Tanzania but got some of the landscape shots now…

1. And so there shone a great light from heaven….
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And a great light shone from above by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

2. Yellow Bark Acacias at sunset
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Yellow Bark Acacias at sunset. by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

3. The solitary soldier
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Lone tree by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

4. Sunset on the Serengeti
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Sunset on the Serengeti by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

5. Sunrise on the Serengeti
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Sunrise on the Serengeti by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

Comments and Critique are always welcome.
The whole set of our pictures from Africa can be found at:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragonspeed/sets/72157621906615382





Vervets and Baboons from Tanzania 2009

20 05 2013

Some Vervets and Baboons from our Tanzania trip in May 2009

1. "Hello – you’re new here aren’t you?"
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Vervet monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

2. "What’s for lunch" – just outside the dining room window!
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Just outside the window! by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

3. Struttin’
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Struttin’ by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

4. "What if I take the reverse integral of the… Oh, never mind."
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Distinctive Features by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

5. I think I want my mommy….
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All alone. by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

6. Travelling in style!
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Hitchin’ a ride. by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

Comments always welcome.
The whole set from our African Safari can be found at:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragonspeed/sets/72157621906615382

Enjoy your virtual visit.





Happiness is a warm mom…

3 05 2013

Happiness is a warm mom…


Happiness is a warm mom by DragonSpeed, on Flickr





Sunset on Zanzibar

1 05 2013

Another cool sunset that we managed to get when we were in Africa.  This one taken with an S60 Smile


Sunset on Zanzibar by DragonSpeed, on Flickr








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