Please click on any image to enlarge

Saturday, August 23, 2008


Calliope, I believe. They have a shorter bill and tail.

I've been trying all summer to get a photo of a hummingbird at a flower. They zip around so fast though! These are the ones that turned out the best, and I can see that I've left a lot of room for improvement. We have both the Rufous and Calliope staying with us during the summer. There are still a few coming to the feeders, but soon they will be leaving for their long journey south. I know they go purely by instinct, but I admire their brave little spirits.

24/08/08 Note: The flower is Larkspur.

Many thanks to our Camera Critter host, Misty Dawn. If you would like to join in the fun or view other wonderful creatures, please click on the badge below.

Camera Critters