Nature Through My Lens

Posts tagged “flower

To the Last Drop

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A male Anna’s Hummingbird Calypte anna) taking advantage of the last of the quickly fading Rose of Sharon flowers.


Flower Eater

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A House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) eating the petals of a Rose of Sharon flower!


Delicious

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I can just read this little Anna’s Hummingbirds (Calypte anna) mind as she comes into this Rose of Sharon flower. Delicious!


Anna’s

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A female Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna) enjoying the flowers of the Lucifer Crocosmia.


Friday Hum

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A female Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna) enjoying the blooms of the Butterfly bush


Rufous

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Here’s today’s Hummer. A female Rufous (Selasphorus rufus) on a flower from the Butterfly bush. This little lady and a Anna’s spent quite a lot of time on this bush today!


On the Columbine

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A Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) on the Columbine, which is genus Aquilegia and is a of about 60–70 species of perennial plants that are found in meadows, woodlands, and at higher altitudes throughout the Northern Hemisphere, known for the spurred petals of their flowers.


White On White

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A Cabbage White Butterfly on the flower of a Rose of Sharon Hybiscus.


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!


Anna’s Male

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A young male Anna’s Hummingbird on the Crocosmia. He is just getting the colour on his goret! Here he looks so intense!


Sure Foot

DSCN7125.jpgHere’s a sure footed Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna), male, standing on the stem of a Crocosmia plant. The Hummers are really enjoying these plants as they come into bloom. Must tast Good!!

 


Goldfinch

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An American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) sitting on the long stem of a Crocosmia that is just about to flower!


Skipper

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A brown Skipper Butterfly takes nourishment from the bright flowers of a Goldenrod


My Little Sunshine

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Sunshine, because she always lights up my life when she drops by!

An Anna’s Hummingbird female on the Coocosma Lucifer.


Hummer & Lucifer Two

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Here’s another shot of the Hummer and the Lucifer.  I am completely enamoured with both the bird and the flower.


Lucifer & Hummer

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A Rufous Hummingbird female visits our Coocosmia Lucifer.


Hummer

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Here’s a shot from last year that I never uses.  Still a favourite.  A Rufous Hummingbird on the Turtlehead flowers.