Broad-Billed Hummingbird (Cynanthus latirostris)
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Broad-Billed Hummingbird (Cynanthus latirostris)

The lighting was perfect, and this Broad-Billed Hummingbird sat still for an unusually long time (at least a minute). Fortunately, I had my 300mm f/4 lens with 1.4x extender attached to my camera and ready to go. I took this photo at the Fanciful Flyers walk-in exhibit at The Living Desert wildlife & botanical park near Palm Springs, CA.

You may be interested in past bird photos: Anna's Hummingbird, Olive-Backed Sunbird, Black Capped Lorikeet, Green-Winged Teal, Decorated Nest, Formation Feeding, and Peaceful Glide.

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Posted Jan 27, 2011 11:52 am





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