Coming In For A Landing

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

 

(click on the slideshow to view individual pictures)

These little guys show up faithfully just around Mother’s Day each year. I hung my feeder right outside my kitchen window, which doesn’t seem to bother them in the least. They arrive to feed every morning and throughout the day. A recipe of sugar-water seems to be a favorite with them. I make mine 1 part sugar to two parts water; no food coloring ever and I have a clear container so it doesn’t seem to matter about the color of the solution. However my container does have a red bottom and there are flowers nearby, which I think helps to attract them.

I’ve found over the years that they’ve been coming that they are very territorial and don’t really share with other Hummingbirds, which seems odd to me. They will sit in a nearby location and if another Hummer ventures over to the feeder, they come right over and start making their grumbling sound and flitting around to run the other Hummer away. It is comical though because the other Hummingbird will try to sneak in and get a drink while flitting about to make sure the other Hummer isn’t coming.

I call this series of photos ‘Coming In For A Landing’.

Hope you Enjoy!! and please feel free to link up your photography or craft blog below from August 10 to the 24th. We would love to have you share so we can visit and leave comments on your site. Just click on the little froggy thingy below and follow the prompts. It’s that easy!!
All comments or critiques are always welcome here, and we are always excited to have new followers.


For more information on these amazing little birds you can visit here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hummingbird

Advertisements

Love seeing your comments. I read each one. Thank you.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s