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.

1.

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

2.

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

3.

Female Rufous Hummingbird by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

4.

Female Hummer in-flight. by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

5.

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





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.








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