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Devotion

No matter what the species, a mother's love is unparalleled as is evidenced by this Anna's hummingbird feeding her chicks. This little lady was kind ...
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No matter what the species, a mother's love is unparalleled as is evidenced by this Anna's hummingbird feeding her chicks. This little lady was kind enough to build her nest in a secure open area accessible to photographers at a nearby wildlife refuge near the wetlands off San Francisco Bay. Day in and day out she returned to the nest to feed her babies about every 15 minutes. What a treat it has been to watch Mother Nature perform one of her many miracles.
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Winner in Spring is in the air Photo Challenge
Contest Finalist in Celebrating Nature Photo Contest Vol 4
Peer Choice Award
Contest Finalist in Hummingbirds Photo Contest
Winner in Hummingbirds Photo Challenge
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Msfuzzel
 
Msfuzzel March 22, 2017
How beautiful!
trainwoman PRO+
 
trainwoman March 23, 2017
This is so beautiful....motherhood in a tiny species.
Great crisp clear detail. Is this your new lens??
Alfredo_Jose PRO
 
Alfredo_Jose March 23, 2017
Amazing capture! Thanks for sharing!
Njjoc3 Premium
 
Njjoc3 March 23, 2017
Great timing
sue-zon
 
sue-zon March 23, 2017
SO love this one, Nina! ッ
Pamelabole PRO+
 
Pamelabole March 23, 2017
Awww ....so amazing! Wonderful capture!! : )
mcampi PRO+
 
mcampi March 23, 2017
What a wonderful crisp shot of these little guys.. Master Piece.
Zilyram
 
Zilyram March 24, 2017
OMG this is amazing, how wonderful to capture such a moment in nature :)
Hood
 
Hood March 24, 2017
This is absolutely magnificent.....so nice and unusual to see a hummingbird like this on vb and not the usual in flight.....way to go Nina..
sweetpea72
 
sweetpea72 March 24, 2017
Amazin' シ
Bipz-Photography
 
Bipz-Photography March 25, 2017
superb!!
Daisy00 Premium
 
Daisy00 March 26, 2017
Amazing focus and clarity, great shot nina!!!
jlappen PRO
 
jlappen March 26, 2017
Just incredible!
Kazza60
 
Kazza60 March 26, 2017
wonderful capture .. great detail and love the bokeh !!
kathyk_abq
 
kathyk_abq March 28, 2017
Wow, Nina! How amazing! Wonderful, wonderful image! I agree about the devotion shown by many birds - amazing. Love this!
dougplume PRO+
 
dougplume March 28, 2017
Amazing shot, superb work
DorisSeybold
 
DorisSeybold March 29, 2017
WOW Nina! this could be a cover of a Nature`s Magazine. Amazingly beautiful and so crispy and clear!!
AHogue PRO+
 
AHogue March 29, 2017
Oh how absolutely awesome!
carolyns PRO
 
carolyns March 29, 2017
What a beautiful shot Nina!
carolcardillo PRO
 
carolcardillo March 30, 2017
WHOA! Masterpiece!!! What a glorious shot!
chuckrickman
 
chuckrickman April 04, 2017
Words cant describe how wonderful this is. I love those litte yellow open mouths! WOW
Bazz PRO+
 
Bazz April 06, 2017
Magnificent capture! Right place at the right time! Love it.
mihrt
 
mihrt April 07, 2017
Their nests amaze me Nina........such a fabulous capture; 'Mother Love' at it's best. Fabulous capture!!
adavies PRO
 
adavies April 08, 2017
Wow! What a treat to be able to watch and capture...beautifully done! :)
AnneDphotography
 
AnneDphotography April 09, 2017
what an amazing find ... so so beautiful !
KayBrewer PRO+
 
KayBrewer April 09, 2017
OK, I'm officially green with envy. Not a single hummer do I have and you have this! So So good, Nina!
Bruz PRO+
 
Bruz April 09, 2017
What an amazing shot. Crisp and beautiful.
KelleyMelton PRO+
 
KelleyMelton April 13, 2017
This is amazing!! So beautiful and yet so simplistic...
yvonnechristinebannister PRO
 
yvonnechristinebannister April 14, 2017
Wow what an amazing gallery you have, so much talent, Nina, spectacular, Yvonne
lizziemellis PRO+
 
lizziemellis April 15, 2017
Awesome Nina..beautifully done how lwonderful nature is:-)
AmandaJayne
 
AmandaJayne April 15, 2017
Wow this is superb :)
Eddieuuu071 Premium
 
Eddieuuu071 April 16, 2017
Thank you for submitting your wonderful photo to this challenge! It's one of my favorites!
GigiJim08 PRO+
 
GigiJim08 April 17, 2017
very cute!
rickperry
 
rickperry April 17, 2017
amazing
heathercarter_2679 PRO
 
heathercarter_2679 April 17, 2017
Stunning!
rmr731 PRO+
 
rmr731 April 18, 2017
OMG! Love love love this! Absolutely phenomenal capture! Wow! Wow! You are so lucky to find a nest to get this capture!
BrianBasson PRO+
 
BrianBasson April 20, 2017
Superbly captured !
johnboywalton196 Premium
 
johnboywalton196 May 04, 2017
An amazing image. Wonderfully captured. A very sellable photo.
tmlakshmi PRO+
 
tmlakshmi May 18, 2017
where exactly is his wetland refuge in SF? I would love to see this
Cavanrose
 
Cavanrose June 03, 2017
A beautiful capture !
JulesB
 
JulesB June 04, 2017
The clarity and details on this is outstanding...that's an award winning shot right there...thumbs up and hands up too (*_*) (*_*).
hiyahercfarm PRO+
 
hiyahercfarm June 10, 2017
Absolutely beautiful!
kathyk_abq
 
kathyk_abq June 24, 2017
Congratulations on winning the Hummingbird Challenge, Nina! This is such an exquisite shot! :)
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots June 24, 2017
Beautiful capture! Congrats.
trainwoman PRO+
 
trainwoman June 24, 2017
Grand winner in hummingbirds challenge !!! Congratulations
hotfoot
 
hotfoot June 24, 2017
Thanks for your submission in my Challenge. Congratulations, great photo
jamesjohnston_3471 PRO
 
jamesjohnston_3471 June 24, 2017
That is one stunning photograph and as a nature photographer myself, I know how difficult it is is to get an image like this. I LOVE IT!
hiyahercfarm PRO+
 
hiyahercfarm June 25, 2017
Nina an absolutely stunning capture. Congrats on winning the Hummingbird photo challenge. Well deserved. Love it!
GigiJim08 PRO+
 
GigiJim08 June 26, 2017
Congratulations on your award!
p_eileenbaltz PRO
 
p_eileenbaltz June 29, 2017
Amazing work! Congratulations.
Pamelabole PRO+
 
Pamelabole July 03, 2017
Congrats on your very well deserved challenge win!!! Love this shot!! : )
michellehansenburgess
 
michellehansenburgess July 06, 2017
Awesome Capture Nina! I Love it!
Bellatrix_B2
 
Bellatrix_B2 August 06, 2017
A rare moment so beacaptured!!!!
Bellatrix_B2
 
Bellatrix_B2 August 06, 2017
A wonderful moment very few are privileged to witness....let alone photograph....and so beautifully as well!!! ❤
melaniwright
 
melaniwright September 05, 2017
Nice photo! I had a nest in my backyard and loved photographing it and watching the chicks grow. So glad you also got this opportunity!
kathyk_abq
 
kathyk_abq September 05, 2017
Congrats on your well-deserved finalist award, Nina! :)
eddyrobson
 
eddyrobson September 06, 2017
you take great bird photos
AHogue PRO+
 
AHogue September 06, 2017
Congratulations on this fabulous finalist!
Pamelabole PRO+
 
Pamelabole September 06, 2017
Congrats on being a contest finalist!!!! Sooooo well deserved!! : )
carolcardillo PRO
 
carolcardillo September 06, 2017
Hummingbirds Finalist! Congrats, again! Fingers crossed. Love, love, love this!!!
mihrt
 
mihrt September 12, 2017
CONGRATS on your June and September Awards for this shot Nina!
CMEYN PRO+
 
CMEYN December 01, 2017
Superb!
Stewartt
 
Stewartt March 30, 2018
Sweet!!
marcdewitt PRO
 
marcdewitt April 06, 2018
Incredible capture!!!
tmlakshmi PRO+
 
tmlakshmi May 09, 2018
amazing capture
Julia_137
 
Julia_137 July 30, 2018
Great picture ! Come and check out a few of mine sometime ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜„
beckyreding PRO+
 
beckyreding July 31, 2018
WOW
carolcardillo PRO
 
carolcardillo August 09, 2018
Yay, Nina! Congrats, again!
hiyahercfarm PRO+
 
hiyahercfarm August 10, 2018
I love this photo! Congrats on being a Finalist.
Cristina_vela
 
Cristina_vela August 10, 2018
Beautiful capture
GigiJim08 PRO+
 
GigiJim08 August 25, 2018
Congratulations on your award!
AHogue PRO+
 
AHogue August 30, 2018
Fantastic! Congratulations!
onyanita PRO+
 
onyanita September 04, 2018
congrats on your Finalist Award Nina xoxoxo
RickL PRO+
 
RickL May 02, 2019
Exceptional photography
llowzz PRO+
 
llowzz May 13, 2019
Sensational ! Congratulations on your Challenge Winners Award.All the accolades this beautiful image has received are way more than worthy !!
JayneBug PRO+
 
JayneBug May 13, 2019
Special moment and capture. Amazing! Congratulations on your award winning image.
carolcardillo PRO
 
carolcardillo December 20, 2019
And a ranking of 4th on this one, too, out of about 7K! It's glorious....
kkat PRO
 
kkat December 22, 2019
You are an amazing photographer! Wow! Great Captures!