Rufous Hummingbird at Lenoir Preserve
When Mike still lived in the Bronx, lo those many years ago, he would regularly make the run up to…
What is a Sabrewing in the Hand Worth?
We’ve all heard the rough calculus equating a bird in the hand to two in the bush. One has to…
Birds and Belt-sander Racing
Ok, let’s admit that there are many people out there who think of birding as a weird and eccentric pastime….
Bye Bye Birdies
What to do with this jar of nectar concentrate? In a fit of preparedness, I made a couple quarts of…
I photographed this amazing bird yesterday at Utuana Reserve in the South of Ecuador. Too busy to write more.. enjoy!
Labor Day & Hummingbird Feeders
Let’s just start this post with the answer someone googling this info will need: You do not need to take…
Twenty Hummingbirds To See Before You Die
You are wandering through a tropical rainforest. It is late morning and the humidity seems to rise with every step….
Albino Hummingbird in Staunton, Virginia
Amazing photographs of an albino Ruby-throated Hummingbird that has been visiting a yard in Staunton, Virginia, can be viewed here.
Not all bird species are equally spectacular. Just as we malign the little brown jobs nature churns out with such…
Nectar Wars of Tandayapa
Few living things are created perfect. But I think hummingbirds are as close to evolutionary perfection as one can get….