The smallest birds of the Americas are hummingbirds. Here are three female hummingbirds in my garden throughout this summer, they are the Black-chinned, Broad-Tailed, and Rufous. Learn more about them here: HUMMINGBIRDS
This Black-Chinned Hummingbird is one of the first hummingbirds I saw this spring in my neighborhood. They have a distinct black throat patch, a black chin, white breast and a long bill. Hummingbirds are amazing, as they are the smallest bird in the world and they hover over plants and feeders to sip nectar. Not… Read More BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD
Here is one of the many Rufous Hummingbirds in my yard right now. This female was sitting on the branch, waiting for a turn on the feeder. Or was she posing for me? Read more here: HUMMINGBIRDS & RUFOUS.
Broad-Tailed Hummingbirds can be found in meadows and woodland habitats in higher elevation areas. They have iridescent colors, created by the structure of their feathers. So, at just the right angle, the observer can see the green on the female and male, and the vibrant magenta on the male throat. The tail feathers have white… Read More BROAD-TAILED HUMMINGBIRD