Rufous Hummingbird

We have a few rufous hummingbirds battling each other for the feeder. Even though I have several hummingbird feeders out, they still chase each other away.

The Stragglers

I've still had an occasional hummingbird visit my feeder on its way south. I was sitting on my porch and took these photos from underneath the bird against a beautiful autumn sky. Maralee

They’re Gone

I haven't seen a hummingbird at my feeder for three days. I guess they've started their long flight down south. I will keep my feeders up for a few more weeks just in case any stragglers from further north need some calories along the way. This was one of the last photos I took of …


Even though we're just about at the end of our hummingbird season, there are still some around stocking up for their long trip down south. I will enjoy them as long as I can. Maralee