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Rufous Hummingbird in Flight #1

Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus)

The Rufous Hummingbird spends its summers in the Pacific Northwest. Its spring migration route is along the Pacific coast. The fall southbound migration to Mexico is along the Rocky Mountains, including Nevada, Arizona, Colorada and New Mexico.

The photo of this Rufous was taken in Reno, Nevada with a tripod mounted camera and remote shutter release. A zoom lens at 85mm was used. Exposure was 1/800 sec. at f/4.5, ISO 100.