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archilochus colubris

  1. They're rolling in :)

    They're rolling in :)

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  2. Ruby-throated Hummingbird (male)

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird (male)

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) male.
  3. They must be on their way

    They must be on their way

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  4. Mama taking a break

    Mama taking a break

    Female Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  5. Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Male

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Male

    Ruby-throated Hummingbirds (Archilochus colubris) male
  6. Ruby-throated, juvenile male perched in a Yaupon

    Ruby-throated, juvenile male perched in a Yaupon

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) 1st year male. This little pollen-head was perched in a yaupon at a place it could ambush other hummingbirds coming by (lol).
  7. Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, females

    Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, females

    Ruby-throated Hummingbirds (Archilochus colubris) females exchanging pleasantries (lol).
  8. FINALLY!

    FINALLY!

    Finally got my computer back :) Juvenile male Ruby-throated Hummingbird!
  9. RUBY THROATED HUMMINGBIRD

    RUBY THROATED HUMMINGBIRD

    I think this was a first year hummer. It was very bold and curious about me. Checking me out by hovering and circling around me, then landing very close by to continue its inspection.
  10. Just after the rain storm

    Just after the rain storm

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird Not sure it's a female or immature male but the white tail tips makes me lean toward female.
  11. Ruby-throated Hummingbird

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird

    At Huntington Beach State Park
  12. On Watch Peacefully

    On Watch Peacefully

    Male Ruby-throated Hummingbird The Ruby-throated Hummingbird weighs less than a nickel, and like all hummingbird species including the Calliope and Rufous, it is a master of flight. Beating its wings 60 to 80 times a second, this tiny sprite creates a blur of motion and a whirring, insect-like...
  13. Back on his perch

    Back on his perch

    Male Ruby-throated Hummingbird It's like that perch has become his watch limb to keep other hummers away from "his" feeder.
  14. Either a pollen head or..

    Either a pollen head or..

    His adult feathers have not finished blooming. Male Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  15. Ruby Throated Hummingbird female

    Ruby Throated Hummingbird female

    A somewhat soggy female just after a huge downpour
  16. Ruby Throated Hummingbird male

    Ruby Throated Hummingbird male

    Managed to catch this one sneaking up on a nearby feeder
  17. Sorry, One more I hope :)

    Sorry, One more I hope :)

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird Ruby-throated Hummingbirds are bright emerald or golden-green on the back and crown, with gray-white underparts. Males have a brilliant iridescent red throat. Seemed to be dealing with quite a few this week.
  18. He found something interesting

    He found something interesting

    Adult male Ruby-throated Hummingbird . Ruby-throated Hummingbirds are bright emerald or golden-green on the back and crown, with gray-white underparts. Males have a brilliant iridescent red throat
  19. Nestled in the Sage

    Nestled in the Sage

    Immature Ruby-throated Hummingbird. You can see the spots on his throat but they haven't started turning red yet.
  20. Out on his own

    Out on his own

    Juvie male Ruby-throated Hummingbird. You can just see a few red spots starting to come out on his throat.
  21. One more

    One more

    Male Ruby-throated Hummingbird I couldn't resist. Ruby-throated Hummingbirds are bright emerald or golden-green on the back and crown, with gray-white underparts. Males have a brilliant iridescent red throat
  22. Last one for a day or two :)

    Last one for a day or two :)

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird almost in camouflage. Enjoying the Texas Sage. Sorry for so many but I've never been gifted with this many especially this early in the season.
  23. Scream.....

    Scream.....

    When you've had enough of my little jewels. Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  24. Back to Hummers

    Back to Hummers

    Female Red-throated Hummingbird I swear after I've gone through all my hummers the last 2 weeks you'll beg me to stop posting :)
  25. Please let me know when you've had enough of my little jewels.

    Please let me know when you've had enough of my little jewels.

    No offense will be taken :) Juvie Red-throated Hummingbird sipping the Salvia. This looks to be a juvie male out on his own.
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