Teeny Tiny Birdie Feet~

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I evaluate hummingbird photos by how clearly I can get the feet in focus. If the face is in focus, but the feet are blurry, then the photo doesn’t make the cut.
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Besides I can’t believe their birdie feet. They are miniaturized, engineering marvels.
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These tiny birds who weigh less than a nickel, have impressively functional feet.
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Check out this guy with his landing gear engaged and ready to lock on!
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Right now the hummers appear to be miffed.
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I moved their feeder so it would be more in the sun for photos, and they are balking about using it.
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It’s a hummingbird standoff.
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If they refuse to use the feeder for another hour, I’ll move it back.
Cheers to you from The Holler Hummers, who, of course, are always in charge!
I am just their feeder filler~
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273 thoughts on “Teeny Tiny Birdie Feet~

  1. Cindy, it has been far too long since I have visited and enjoyed your incredible photos, and hummingbirds are my FAVorite! I so admire your photo skills and am ashamed to say that unlike your exacting standards, I evaluate my hummingbird photos by whether or not the bird is actually IN the photo! 😉

    PS: thank you so much for always coming by and liking my rare posts! XOXO

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  2. I love it when you get me thinking they have personalities and thoughts, Cindy. This was a fantastic post, beautiful photos, as always and am enjoying the dynamics of a hummingbird ‘stand off.’

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  3. Another snowy day here in WV. I shoveled off the deck to get to the bird feeder. The birds are delighted. Pleanty of views of their tallons grasping onto the perches.
    Oscar

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