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Allen's Hummingbird, male. Photos taken Jan. 19-22, 2007 in Marina Del Rey, CA

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The following was awarded 10th place in the top 20 digiscopes worldwide for 2008, by the Swarovski Optik Digiscoper of the Year competition; one of two U.S. entries to be recognized.

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Below, notice he's preening with his left foot, under the wing.  Most of the leg is visible.

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Below is a Rufous Hummingbird female feeding on our yard Honeysuckle flowers before she continues her migration to Mexico. Taken Aug. 9, 2007.

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This is an Anna's Hummingbird, female, and that's about the full extension of the tongue, for lapping nectar.

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