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The Face-Off.  Hummingbirds are amazing and wonderful creatures in many ways, but one thing they’re not known for is good manners.  Quite the opposite, in fact: when competing for food or nesting space, they tend to be very territorial and aggressive.  These two came through Sedona during their fall migration southward.  They were engaged in a fleeting and distinctly unfriendly squabble over who got to feed on these flowers; it happened so quickly that I didn't see who won.<br />
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Tech info: Nikon D850 camera with Tamron 150-600mm lens at 300mm, 1/250 sec. at f16, ISO200.<br />
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Image ©2021 James D. Peterson