While grilling some burd I heard a woodpecker smacking a tree. I ran and grabbed my camera.
The hummingburds are very territorial and are constantly chasing each other away from the feeder. Today we witnessed an unusual sight… a truce.
I setup a Hummingburd camera because we spend so much time watching them feed. Even the wind couldn’t deter this one.
While pruning the tree I found this guy.
We made rezzies at Safari West a number of months ago with the idea that this would be our Anniversary outing. The lack of availability meant we had to wait til September. On the way up we took a detour to Willi’s Wine Bar for lunch. It was well worth it. We stayed in a …
As far as we can tell there are only 3 hummers that visit our feeder. One in particular refuses to sit on the feeder perch, instead it’s in constant flight. I call her Nervous Nellie and Sandy calls her Germie, as she thinks it doesn’t like a “dirty” perch. I like Nellie because the hummer …
I saw them gathering in the middle of the street and watched the procession of the leaders in the duck community at large as they had their annual Gaggle of 7 conference. I heard they are demanding better protection from the Night Herons eating their young. I’ll wait for the announcement in the HOA newsletter.
I was just trying to get a few shots of Humphrey when violence erupted. I heard hummingbirds are very territorial, but getting grabbed by your beak and thrown off your seat? I will attempt to negotiate a nectar feeding treaty between the two parties but the hatered goes pretty deep.
I don’t think the duckies had any idea how close they came to getting eaten.
The new duckies were frolicking around.