A male Anna’s Hummingbird Calypte anna) taking advantage of the last of the quickly fading Rose of Sharon flowers.
A House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) eating the petals of a Rose of Sharon flower!
I can just read this little Anna’s Hummingbirds (Calypte anna) mind as she comes into this Rose of Sharon flower. Delicious!
A female Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna) enjoying the flowers of the Lucifer Crocosmia.
A female Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna) enjoying the blooms of the Butterfly bush
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!
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.
A Cabbage White Butterfly on the flower of a Rose of Sharon Hybiscus.
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!
A young male Anna’s Hummingbird on the Crocosmia. He is just getting the colour on his goret! Here he looks so intense!
Here’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!!
An American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) sitting on the long stem of a Crocosmia that is just about to flower!
A brown Skipper Butterfly takes nourishment from the bright flowers of a Goldenrod
Sunshine, because she always lights up my life when she drops by!
An Anna’s Hummingbird female on the Coocosma Lucifer.
Here’s another shot of the Hummer and the Lucifer. I am completely enamoured with both the bird and the flower.
A Rufous Hummingbird female visits our Coocosmia Lucifer.
Here’s a shot from last year that I never uses. Still a favourite. A Rufous Hummingbird on the Turtlehead flowers.