Lucifer female

Its always exciting to me to get a shot of a rare bird. The Lucifer is rarely seen North of Mexico, this shot taken in Madera Canyon AZ.

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(If backgrounds have been removed, etc. please be honest with your techniques to help others learn) D500, ISO 800, Sigma 150-800 @ 360, 1/2500 @ f 11. Slight crop

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Hi Ship
Is this Lucifer part of the Humming Bird family? The head turn, eye contact and detail are really nice.
Thanks for the rare bird photo.

yep a hummingbird. One of those Arizona specials

Wonderful pose against a lovely BG. Is it possible to pull out more detail in the darks?

That is a good bird to get, especially in Madera canyon. A little more room around the bird and yes, try to pull out some details in the shadows…Jim