Anna’s Hummingbird For Skywatch Friday

by Larry on March 4, 2009

Female Anna’s Hummingbird Welcoming Spring photo by Larry Jordan

I discovered this beautiful little female hummer in a green belt on my lunch break last week.  She was visiting all the new growth along a small creek and I caught her resting on a tree branch against the blue spring sky.

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Rottlady March 5, 2009 at 5:29 am

A great capture for Skywatch Friday! Thanks

Rottladys last blog post..Skywatch Friday #13 Come visit the Ozarks Sky

Red March 5, 2009 at 1:16 pm

She looks a little chunky too… wonder if she’ll lay some eggs soon :) That, or she’s been well fed through the winter.

Reds last blog post..Bird Photography Weekly #27

Amber Coakley March 5, 2009 at 11:19 pm

She’s beautiful! I heard last night that “the hummingbirds” have made it to Houston. Won’t be long before we see our first ones in the Dallas area. We have mostly Ruby-Throated here and I planted a garden especially for them!

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chris March 6, 2009 at 5:22 am

she is so cute Larry.. I would like to see them and to be able to take pictures, but if this happens, then I guess we would have a lot of troubles with cliamte changes ;-)
Well captured… Congrats

chriss last blog post..More snow bunting

MaineBirder March 6, 2009 at 8:48 am

Nice Skywatch photo!

Ah, the Hummingbird… can’t wait until they return!

MaineBirders last blog post..Skywatch Friday – American Goldfinch

Larry March 8, 2009 at 8:10 am

@Rottlady thanks for stopping by with a comment. I always love your Ozark skies!

@Red this little lady was out in the wild but may have been near feeders I don’t know about. Hopefully she will have two new babies this summer and give us more hummers to lighten our days

@Amber I can’t wait to see photos of your hummingbird garden. I am planting some species for hummers and butterflies this spring myself

@Chris you are right there! I love your Snow Bunting captures and would love to see them too

@John I hope you get some warmer weather soon. I love the American Goldfinch photo!

Natural Moments March 8, 2009 at 4:26 pm

Just before Stacey and I left California we discovered an Anna’s Hummingbird on a very small nest. Her bottom would hang over the nest at times to stretch herself out. The sun wasn’t out each of the times we visited, so I didn’t bring the camera. Hummingbirds are quite the unique species in so many ways.

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