Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
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[photos] The Child stalks the hummingbird

Recently I've posted photos of the Anna's hummingbird which is nesting the backyard of Nuevo Rancho Lake. Today the_child took my DSLR with the 300mm lens and went up on the roof to see if she could get a better vantage on the nest.

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Photos by jaylake. More photos of the_child at the Flickr set.

She succeeded.

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Mama hummingbird on the nest.

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A blurry photo showing some of her color.

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Mama hummingbird takes wing. We resolved to stay off the roof now so as not to frighten her off her nest permanently.

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The empty nest, made of spiderwebs and lichen.

Photos by the_child. More photos at the Flickr set.

Originally published at jlake.com.

Tags: child, nature, photos, portland
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