Hummingbird, again...040813

August 5, 2013

We all went to Rockwoods Reservation, and Marilynn Motchan, who was baby-sitting her daughter’s German Shepherd pup, Benny, took us on a short trail and showed me a lot of plants. I also saw some wild mammals, but that’s for another post.

At the feeder was this



DSC05201 very soon, he was joined by a female RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD: DSC05206 DSC05207 Of course, Murphy's Law mandated that a male Hummingbird never camer near me, though the buzzed around the feeder... I wanted to get the Hummer on the flowers and a natural perch, and I was successful. Here are some of the photos: DSC05222 DSC05223 The Sweet Gum tree was a great perch for the birds: DSC05240 Here's the Hummer on the flowers: DSC05234 DSC05235 DSC05236 DSC05237 DSC05238


Hummingbirds are tiny morsels of utter delight….!

Other hummingbird posts:



here (Hummingbird banding)