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Elphaba

Elphaba
Rockport, TX
(Zone 9a)

November 14, 2011
2:42 PM

Post #8890248

Any chance this is something other than a Ruby-throated? I've been seeing it the last few days and finally got a few pics. It's very skiddish. I got a couple pics where it's perched on the feeder, but it only stays there a few seconds.

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Elphaba

Elphaba
Rockport, TX
(Zone 9a)

November 14, 2011
2:42 PM

Post #8890250

Pic 2

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Elphaba

Elphaba
Rockport, TX
(Zone 9a)

November 14, 2011
2:43 PM

Post #8890251

Pic 3

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Elphaba

Elphaba
Rockport, TX
(Zone 9a)

November 14, 2011
2:43 PM

Post #8890253

Pic 4 - I think the red color is just a reflection from the feeder.

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Elphaba

Elphaba
Rockport, TX
(Zone 9a)

November 14, 2011
2:44 PM

Post #8890255

This was going to be my last pic but it flew in again and I got a few more shots. I don't think they'll be much better, but if they are, I'll post some more in a bit.

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Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

November 14, 2011
5:06 PM

Post #8890425

Looks Ruby-throated to me

Resin

Elphaba

Elphaba
Rockport, TX
(Zone 9a)

November 15, 2011
9:07 AM

Post #8891201

I wondered b/c I thought it was late for Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, but I've gotten a few more pics and it looks like something is wrong with at least one of its eyes. That must be why it is still here. Thanks for checking it!

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Elphaba
Rockport, TX
(Zone 9a)

November 15, 2011
9:08 AM

Post #8891203

Here's another pic that shows the eye problem.

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