Hummingbird

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  1. xotoxi
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    Yesterday, my 3.83 year old son said "Daddy, there's a bumble bee in the garage."

    So, being a big, brave daddy, I decided to check it out...

    ...and found that a hummingbird had gotten lost in our garage and was trying to escape through the windows above the garage doors.

    I took this picture after climbing up a stepladder and prior to gently grabbing him, and releasing him.

    I'd never seen one that wasn't flying.

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    perhaps a picture is worth a thousand words
     
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    Hummingbirds are so cool. I took pictures of them for almost a whole summer back in 2008. Here's one of my favorites.
     

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    Nice shots folks---thanks ~~!
     
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    i've never seen one at rest either.
    cool
     
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    My picture is worth four words:

    TIRED, FRUSTRATED, SCARED HUMMINGBIRD.
     
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    Very nice thank you!
     

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    :disbelief: He's - three point eight three - years old??? :confused:
     
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    His little beak is caught in Charlottes Web!
     
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    Um X? The bird called to say he was dissatisfied with the pic because his eye was close and he felt you didn't get his best 'bird face'. :D

    Unbelievable shot.
     
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