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'Gimme Shelter' (Ruby-throated female)
Photographer: Howard Cheek
Location: My backyard in Kempner, TX.
Ruby-throated female hummingbird perched under the 'shelter' of a redbud tree. "Oh, a storm is threat'ning my very life today, if I don't get some shelter of yeah, I'm gonna fade away"..
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Camera Information: Canon 1D Mark III, 300mm f/2.8 + 2x extender, manfrotto carbon fiber tripod & 322RC2 joystick head
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