Rufous Hummingbird at Lenoir Sanctuary

Selasphorus Hummingbird
(probable Rufous)
Watch for the markings on the tail.
Real Time (34 sec)
wing beats are a blurr
downward tail motion seen

Slow Motion
3 Videos by Drew Panko
wing beats countable
upward tail motion seen
wing closure while flying
Tall Tail
  (2m 20s ~14sec real time)
Slow Motion 1
(2 min~12sec real time)  
Slow Motion 2 (2m 37s~16sec real time)
2% of real time(2m36s ~ 3sec)

Archilochus Hummingbird
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Nectars on Sage Flowers  (34 sec)
All photos by Trudy Battaly 
Produced by SEA

Hummingbirds:  Selasphorus and Archilochus
A Lenoir Specialty

Gorget of Ruby-throated immature male. Click for video.
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