30 Days of Hummingbirds – Day 28

📸 “Softly the evening came with the sunset.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

❓Did you know Hummingbirds have been clocked at close to 30 mph indirect flight and more than 45 mph during courtship dives?

Field Notes:

Camera: Canon EOS 6D

Lens: Canon EF 100mm – 400mm

Focal Length: 400mm

Shutter Speed 1/500

Aperture: f5.6

ISO: 1250

Time of Day:  6:54p.m.

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30 Days of Hummingbirds – Day 21

📸 “Sunday Brunch” – 30 Days of Hummingbirds – Day 21

❓Did you know the lifespan of a hummingbird varies by species, though most species will live 3-5 years on average.

Field Notes:
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Lens: Canon EF 100mm – 400mm
Focal Length: 400mm
Shutter Speed 1/400
Aperture: f8
ISO: 1250
Time of Day: 9:32a.m.

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30 Days of Hummingbirds – Day 8

📸”1 Step Forward, 2 Steps Back!” – 30 Days of Hummingbirds – Day 8

❓Did you know the hummingbird is said to be the only bird that can fly backwards? The majority of living things can move both forward and backwards including numerous flightless birds like ostriches, but most birds cannot fly backwards. Over 99% of all the bird species cannot fly backward.

Field Notes:
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Lens: Canon EF 100mm – 400mm
Focal Length: 400mm
Shutter Speed 1/125
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: 1250
Time of Day: 7:21p.m.


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30 Days of Hummingbirds – Day 5

“New Kid in Town; Ruby-Throated Hummingbird”

❓Did you know the average ruby-throated hummingbird weighs just 3 grams? In comparison, a nickel weighs 4.5 grams. It would take more than 150 ruby-throated hummingbirds to weigh one pound!

Field Notes:

Camera: Canon EOS 6D

Lens: Canon EF 100mm – 400mm

Focal Length: 400mm

Shutter Speed 1/320

Aperture: f5.6

ISO: 1250

Time of Day:  11:41a.m.

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