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Fueling

September 23, 2022 - Another sip of the bee balm nectar which has been the apparent favorite for multiple hummingbirds during the past week....
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Migration Preparation

September 21, 2022 - This past week we saw 2 ruby throated hummingbirds zipping back and forth among the feeders, the fuchsia plants and the...
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Itching

September 14, 2022 - This hummingbird stopped to perch on a branch to take time to scratch an itch. I had seen tiny bug nearby that must hav...
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Speed & Stamina

September 09, 2022 - Even though they are small, the hummingbird migration is long distance, spanning hundreds and even thousands of miles. T...
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Hokey Pokey

September 06, 2022 - Not really a hummingbird dance, but it was interesting to watch the preening process and be able to capture the finite d...
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W Shape

September 02, 2022 - The hummingbird's tongue is shaped like a "W". It's flat, but splits at the very end. The hummingbird also has a long b...
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Preening

August 29, 2022 - Hummingbirds are unique in many aspects. They are the only birds that can fly in different directions as well as hover i...
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Collecting Nectar

August 26, 2022 - The hummingbird's metabolism is very fast. Not that elephants can fly, but the hummingbird's metabolism is 100 times fas...
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Small & Speedy

August 24, 2022 - Hummingbirds were scarce for several weeks this summer, but during the past 2 weeks, they have appeared more frequently.
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