Participant Photos

upload and share photos

Photo Submission

Submitted By


Burlington, VT, USA


I have so many hummers I’m going to have to buy another feeder. It was fun to catch this one preening as they are always on the move and so quick!



Hummingbird Preening

Hummer preening

7 responses to “Hummingbird preening”

  1. Ava Johnson says:

    Aaaawww, so cute. I’m going to get another feeder because we have a feeder bully and I’m hoping that if I put the two feeders close together, then he won’t be so aggressive.

  2. Texas Bird Family says:

    What a cute hummer! Looks like a young male in the 3rd picture because of the red. Sometimes females can have a bit of red too.

  3. Texas Bird Family says:


  4. Texas Bird Family says:

    We had our first hummingbird at our feeder today. A female Ruby-Throated Hummingbird. She was so tiny! I just put up the feeder yesterday.

  5. Ava Johnson says:

    I think it is a male, it is very rare for a female to have red. Sometimes an older female will have black, but red is very rare.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Nearby Submissions
Recently Liked

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology