Click on the “Picture of the Week” button on the NBP website to view this image sent in by Scott Bechtel of Findlay, Ohio, USA. www.naturesbestphotography.com
Subject: Male Rufous Hummingbird
Location: Cranbrook, British Columbia
Camera: Nikon D7000; Nikon 70-300mm ƒ/4.5-5.6 lens at 200mm; 1/250 sec at ƒ/19; ISO 200.
Story: “I was on vacation near Cranbrook, British Columbia taking photos of hummingbirds. While shooting this rufous another rufous over my head caught the attention of this guy. I captured him just as he turned to enforce his territory.”
The image appears on our website from Tuesday, June 24, until Monday, July 1st, 2013. No use without permission of photographer © Scott Bechtel.