Problems? Your computer may refuse to show anything other than an empty box. If so, and you are using Windows 7 as the webmaster does, fixing the problem is most simple. Print the image you will come to here & follow the few instructions. In other browsers I presume that you would follow the same approach i.e. get to the 'Java' program on your computer & fix the security level.

Of course you do need to install 'Java' to be able to see it. Easily done! It installs quickly & it is free. Just click on 'Free Java Download' here.

What a wonderful image of a Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris)! Just 3 1/2 inches long and 1/10 oz. in weight, the bird was photographed by Canadian commercial photographer Glen Gaffney of Sudbury, Ontario & appears here with his express permission.

The Ruby-throated Hummingbird is the only hummingbird found throughout Eastern North America. And the tiny bird flies all the way to Mexico & south to Costa Rica for the winter! The bird in the image is a female & therefore lacks the iridescent red throat patch of the male. We thank you Glen!

As this site must move to a new location, in 2009, it would seem that the original image used above is no longer available. But I may have missed it! Glen has a great many pages of fine images indeed at his website, linked above.

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