Nature Through My Lens

B.C.

Hummer of the Day

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Here’s a male Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna) in the Honeysuckle. A moment before he had two other Hummers looking for a showdown! My boy was the successful one in that duel!


Sunday Hum

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A male Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna) perched on a branch in the HoneySuckles. He has just been enjoying their fines nectar!  This is a young bird.  His goret is filling in nicely.  He’s been with us all summer!


Hummer of the day

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This is a young male Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna) sitting on a Crocosmia plant while attempting the feed. They have the habit of pushing their bill through the flower to get at the juice! He needs a bit of practice!


Dove

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A Eurasian Collared-dove (Streptopelia decaocto) waiting on a branch until it’s safe to drop onto the feeder


Photobomb

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Here’s an American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) getting photobombed by a like bird.


All Alone in the Blue

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A Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) perched the very top branches of a dead tree.


Sing

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Sing my beauty. A Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) doing what they are famous for, singing! A pretty song it did sing!