A male Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) enjoying one of the last blooms on our Butterfly Bush.
A lovely female Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) having a short rest on the branch of a Rose of Sharon 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!
Here’s something I’ve never seen before. Both of these Hummingbirds are very possessive of their territory. But here they are sitting a couple of feet apart in the same bush. The top one is a female Rufous (Selasphorus rufus) and the bottom one is a female Anna’s (Calypte anna.) Needless to say I was quite happy to get them together!