Birding (No BIF)

Challenge #12 in the Human Awareness series. Hosted by Kokeen4231.
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This challenge is dedicated to pictures of birds not in flight. The aim is to find out who has the best stealth to capture birds when they are still. One or more birds can be present.
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A snap of a Rufous Hummingbird hanging round the carpark. It was a rather rainy day and the hummers were just about everywhere...I was snapping away when all of a sudden this little guy landed on top of a road sign. Now trying to take a picture of a hummer is like snapping quicksilver on steroids...it's next to impossible but after a bit of patient stalking (and a pretty friendly hummer) I managed to pop this one off before he flew away.
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Submitted: Friday, 8th March, 2013 05:27 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 28th March, 2012
Focal length: 400 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1000 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 400
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