Just magical Sandy. What a nice start to my day. Hope you have a good week.
Thanks! We have enjoyed watching them this summer. You wouldn't believe how tiny the young ones are. So amazing that they can fly to Mexico and Central America.
I've seen a couple here on Vancouver Island, so lovely!!! The deer here are amazing too, in peoples yards, right in the city, every day. They are so beautiful and tame. :-)
I wonder if they spend the winter there? How cold does it get?
A sweet tiny visitor, Sandy! Last night, one tried repeatedly to get into our house by flying gently against the dining window. It's getting too cold here - I thought they had all headed south.
A female came to one of our hanging baskets this afternoon, but most of them are gone. One of my friends in upper New York state says she still has a few juveniles. The start showing in Maine in April when the nights are quite cold. We only have ruby throated hummingbirds here. There is a map showing where are in the spring and fall. I am sure you can find the same for your birds.
How dear! I am glad you still have some hummers! Their numbers seem to be diminished in my garden... but then, I didn't have as many as I expected all summer; the hummingbird feeder is usually vacant. I guess there is no replacement for Mexican Bush Sage as far as they are concerned, and my remaining transplant did not revive soon enough to make flowers!
I just looked up Mexican Bush Sage. It is very pretty, but would not last in my zone 5 garden. I have good luck with bee balm, and petunias, though.
Lovely photos of a beautiful visitor, I particularly like the first photo
That is my favorite, too. I like the background bokeh.
Dear Sandy,How lovely to see your sweet hummingbird and you did well to get such great photographs.Thanks for sharingHappy weekendHugsCarolyn
Thank you! I think that the early morning light added to the photos. If possible, that is when I like to do my photography.
so lovelyI think it has been a week or two since i have seen a humming bird. Before that it was two weeks. Seasons are a changing.
We haven't seen any this week. I guess they are down in Mexico drinking margaritas by now! Maine is still fairly warm, but I guess that will change this weekend.