Category Archives: humming birds

August yard bird

took about a week of waiting for this hummer to allow me to get a photo. Good thing I have a comfy glider to wait on early mornings and evenings. I have such few flowers in the yard she is … Continue reading

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Humdinger

If anyone thinks this is not an Allens let me know but please explain why!

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Botanical Gardens 3

This is my second time hand holding and photographing humming birds without flash. Flash would make things so much prettier, but this was ad lib as I went through the gardens finding each hummers territory.  Fierce fighting going on. I … Continue reading

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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

This once private 45+ acre land is lush with coastal plants, ferns, roses, dahlias, heather and more. Many plants I have never seen. The path through the gardens leads you through trees, creeks and to the coastal edge with beautiful over … Continue reading

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Drinks, Food, Farewell

Best Margarita’s in Phoenix were had at Richardsons.  I have to say they were the best I have ever tasted. The food was very good also.  Highly recommended. And by the sum of the crowd there it is no secret. … Continue reading

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The females

I liked the females the best. Very busy feeding babies, fighting anything near their nest, constantly hunting. Extending far more energy than the males. Personable.

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Males

A few more males . Amazing how the iridescence can blink on and off in a flash

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