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Ruby-throated Hummingbirds

Posted by Joshua Clark on June 3, 2013 at 11:32 pm
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This Ruby-throated Hummingbird nest was photographed at Big Walnut Creek, just outside of Columbus Ohio. Two fellow photographers and I had a unique and unforgettable experience that day. The nest was located at eye level about 30 feet from a foot bridge. The babies have since successfully fledged, but I will never forget the experience that I shared with them that day. This one shows the tongue of the mother hummingbird flickering out.

~Joshua Clark

1dmkIV, manual, 1/250sec @ f/7.1, ISO 1000, 500mm f/4L, manual fill flash used.