Hummingbirds

Here are the hummingbirds that visited yesterday. We also saw a male and female black-chinned hummingbird. (Not at the feeder) Also. the shimmery part of a male hummingbird’s throat is called a gorget.

Rufous Hummingbird is back!

Rufous is back!
See more pictures of Rufous on eBird:
https://ebird.org/checklist/S117446941
https://ebird.org/checklist/S117392750

Rufous Hummingbird at our feeder!

Young male Rufous Hummingbird at our feeder! He’s been here 6 times so far!

Time to fly the coop!

Rufous hummingbird siblings have outgrown their nest and are ready to fledge.

Rufous Hummingbird Nest

This is just outside my front door and she has been sitting on her nest for past two days. This nest is on a vine hanging down from under roof eaves.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology