I took the Lumix GX8 out to photograph some wild flowers and was blessed with some shots of a female Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilocus colubris). The Coral Bean (Erythrina herbacea) flowers seem made for hummers’ long bills, nothing much else could reach the nectar.

Female Ruby-throated Hummingbird on Coral Bean flowers.  C. Paxton photo and copyright.

Female Ruby-throated Hummingbird on Coral Bean flowers. C. Paxton photo and copyright.

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