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(Phys Org2)   Hummingbirds smell their way out of danger because they don't know the words. Here comes the song of science   (phys.org) divider line
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2021-09-06 10:55:02 AM  
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2021-09-06 2:21:06 PM  
It's the song, of science
(tink tink tink)
sciENCE.


/rope a dope
 
2021-09-06 4:06:51 PM  
Egad! Is 'at a cheeseburger?

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2021-09-06 4:57:06 PM  
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I set up hummingbird feeders in my backyard last year and have been photographing them. It's a good pandemic hobby, backyard, no one around, lot's of time. At first I was concerned that I was too close but over time I've come to realize they could care less if I'm 5 feet away or 25 feet away. Also they are super territorial and aggressive. I've taken thousands of images. Trying for more flight shots now 1/320th or 1/4000th sec seems best for capturing wings, otherwise it's just a blur. Also if you shoot hummingbirds switch your shutter to mechanical over electronic or rolling or you'll get some weird wing artifacts. Just sharing.
 
2021-09-06 5:44:23 PM  
1/3200th to 1/4000th sec
 
2021-09-06 6:33:15 PM  
Well it's true. Beautiful but really dumb.

Nice pics.
 
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