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
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
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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