Nature Through My Lens

Posts tagged “flower

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