Tag Archives: hummingbird

Summer Porch Textures

From my summer porch, I observe much of what’s going on around me without necessarily being seen. Since we can’t see our human neighbors through the trees, animals and plants become the subjects of my voyeuristic tendencies. When I saw … Continue reading

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Jubilation

Spring – jubilant, triumphant, exuberant. Spring – my favorite season, has finally arrived! Frühling – jubelnd, triumphierend, überschwänglich. Frühling – die beste Jahreszeit ist endlich angekommen! From the most humble, tiniest flowers Von den bescheidensten und kleinsten Blümchen to sweet … Continue reading

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Summer Pleasures – Watching Hummingbirds

One of summer’s greatest pleasures for me is sitting on my porch that has transformed into a jungle of house plants now outside for the season, potted plants waiting for a forever-spot somewhere in my landscape, and vines and grasses … Continue reading

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Safely Enveloped: Hummer Rescue

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 … Continue reading

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Hummingbirds: Avian Jewels

We are lucky to have a number of people in our area who are extremely knowledgeable birders. Monday night, our Bird Club featured a speaker who gave a fascinating talk and slideshow about hummingbirds. The speaker was none other than … Continue reading

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