We love to watch the hummingbirds feeding on our porch. The cats watch them, too, but pretend to not be interested as they know the hummers are much too fast for them ….except when they fly into a window and are knocked unconscious momentarily. After the telltale thump against the window, we quickly ran outside, saw the tiny bird on the deck and chased the cats away. My husband picked him up gently and held him in his hands. It was a male ruby-throated hummingbird recognizable by the bright red throat coloring.
The cats feigned disinterest but kept watching.
As he protectively held the tiny bird in his hands, the little one rallied a bit
Soon, he looked alert and was in control of his body again
In the next moment, he was gone:
This week’s Photo Challenge is “Enveloped.”