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Ruby-throated Hummingbird - the only migrant hummer in Costa Rica

A morning visit with friends Sue and Wiet to the hummingbird hedge at Pavones-San Rafael brought nearly two hours of fun plus a hummer that I had not seen in our area before, the… 264 more words

Around Turrialba

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

A cloudy Sunday morning before the rain. The grass was wet and I decided to venture outside to capture my early visitor.


Mrs. Red Neck The HummingBird

I have been watching and feeding Mrs. Red Neck for over 2 years now. One day I decided to take her feeder out and replace it with a nice FoxGlove Plant and injected some my home made nectar and it was not long before she figured out flower had the nectar, so I pulled out my Canon 7D with a 300mm lens and grabbed a few shots.


Just Passing Through

The hummingbirds have passed through on their way to wintering grounds in Central America.  This one visited my feeders frequently, fueling up before the long flight.  205 more words



This Ruby-throated Hummingbird shocked me this week because she should have been long gone, flown south with the cooler autumnal winds. Not only has she hung around Inniswoods, but evidently has really fattened up due to the lack of competition for nectar. 11 more words


Back to Normal…Weather

The horrible weather that we had in the past days is over and we have a comfortable “normal” cooler day. It feels more like Autumn! I’ve been trying to catch up with my lawn mowing, shrub trimming, branch pruning, weed whacking etc. 132 more words