Backyard Bad Boy

I have been home a lot for the last couple weeks and have enjoyed getting out in the yard to watch the hummingbirds. We’ve had more than usual, but the prettier ones (I won’t even attempt to name the species)tend to leave the yard when I go outside. The feeder at the kitchen window attracts several hummers who sometimes (but not often) will feed at the same time. Our larger feeder out on the patio has been dominated by one hummingbird who sits on TOP of the feeder for over an hour at a time, preferring to guard it rather than feed. I have known children with that same personality trait!

2 responses

  1. Nice shots! I’m thinking this is a Broad-tailed Hummingbird; it’s either a female or immature male.

    August 13, 2018 at 7:11 am

  2. joan castelli

    I enjoy watching these little guys as well.

    August 13, 2018 at 7:26 am

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