The Boys Are Back

The Boys Are Back It’s been ten days now since they’ve returned – the boys of summer, aka the male hummingbirds. As I enjoyed coffee on the porch this weekend, this little fellow perched on the hook and chirped incessantly at me the entire time I sat out there with... Read more »

Of Mother’s Day and Hummingbirds

Of Mother’s Day and Hummingbirds You know it’s going to be a good day when the hummingbirds return for the season. I’ve had the feeder filled and out for a week, ready for their arrival. This morning, I enjoyed my coffee and book on the porch, wrapped in a blanket in deference to the... Read more »

A Hover of Hummingbirds

A Hover of Hummingbirds Did you know a flock of hummingbirds is called a hover? Or a bouquet, a glittering, a shimmer, or a tune of hummingbirds? Regardless of the term, it looked like a hummingbird convention at the feeder last evening. They were zooming around so fast it’s pure luck... Read more »

Flight of the Hummingbird

Flight of the Hummingbird The hummingbirds returned on Friday. I put sugar-water out for them a few days before that, just to be ready in case they arrived early this year. But, like clockwork the hummingbirds returned on May 11 as they do every year. So on this Mother’s Day, I took my... Read more »

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