Why I like my new camera... (in Off-topic)

Lochnivar August 5 2009 9:22 PM EDT

humbird a ruby throated hummingbird... tiny little critter up close.

AdminQBVerifex [Serenity In Chaos] August 5 2009 9:26 PM EDT

I hope you don't mind, I added you to my contact list. ;)

GnuUzir August 5 2009 9:28 PM EDT

Wow that is really nice...

I think I have only seen a hummingbird stationary once, nice snag...

Drama [Just for fun] August 5 2009 9:29 PM EDT

Beautiful picture and an extraordinary bird.

AdminQBVerifex [Serenity In Chaos] August 5 2009 9:29 PM EDT

Speaking of, does anyone know what animal this is?

Point Reyes

Lochnivar August 5 2009 9:31 PM EDT

no idea Fex...

incidentally, my pic is actually an Anna's Hummingbird...
and I actually saw about 6 buzzing around and landing at various times...

cube.the August 5 2009 9:34 PM EDT

I was thinking a vole, but it looks too long for that.

QBsutekh137 August 5 2009 9:34 PM EDT

Fex, I'd bet money that's a gopher or prairie dog, simply because I don't know what else it could be. Any idea on envorinment? Latitude?

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] August 5 2009 9:35 PM EDT

what kind of camera did ya get loch?

AdminQBVerifex [Serenity In Chaos] August 5 2009 9:37 PM EDT

Dudemus: Click the picture and look on the bottom right to see what camera it is, click "More properties" to find out more aobut it.

Sutekh: Click the picture and then click the "map" link, I added GPS coordinates to almost all my pictures.

{Wookie}-Jir.Vr- August 5 2009 9:39 PM EDT

I live in the middle of a forest as some people know, and my girlfriend just got a hold of a very very very nice camera.

Where I'm going with this, is I see hummingbirds every single day as we have a hummingbird feeder outside of a window, and I will try to snag some nice pictures now that I have something to take a picture of :D

I'll post here once I get around to it.

Also, nice picture very nicely done, and a beautiful bird at that!

cube.the August 5 2009 9:40 PM EDT

Sutekh is right methinks. It looks like a pocket gopher.

Lochnivar August 5 2009 9:43 PM EDT

Looks like the Botta's Pocket Gopher from the park animal list.

AdminQBVerifex [Serenity In Chaos] August 5 2009 9:45 PM EDT

I'm going with Pocket Gopher.

Drama [Just for fun] August 5 2009 9:56 PM EDT

It's a marmotte

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] September 1 2009 6:37 PM EDT

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] September 1 2009 6:38 PM EDT

^i think i got you beat on quantity alone! ; )

Lochnivar September 2 2009 12:50 AM EDT

true dude,

I did not however have a feeder to lure them in however :-)

AdminQBnovice [Cult of the Valaraukar] September 2 2009 1:51 AM EDT

"did not"... so now you do... if you'd stop filling it with hot damn you might attract something besides drunks!
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