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Last hummingbird sighting and pictures of 2013

Pictures below are our last hummingbird sighting of 2013 taken last Sunday, September 15th. We saw one more hummingbird two days later early in the morning. We haven’t seen any since and that’s pretty normal for us. Our hummingbirds usually leave … Continue reading

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First hummingbird sighting and pictures of 2013

First hummingbird sighting for 2013 was on Thursday, May 9th one day before the same time last year. The first to arrive was a male rubythroat about 6:00 pm followed by a female a couple of hours later. We’ve seen … Continue reading

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Hummingbird photos from one of our valued blog visitors

Here are some hummingbird photos sent to us from one of our valued blog visitors, Nicole Green in Slocomb, Alabama. Even though these pictures are all Rubythroats, Nicole told us she had a Rufous hummingbird at her feeder about a week ago also. … Continue reading

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Our new Nikon D5100 camera

After talking about it for a couple of years we finally purchased our new entry level DSLR Nikon D5100 camera. We hope this camera will give us the ability to take better pictures of hummingbirds and the flowers they like. … Continue reading

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Our 2012 hummingbird season is over

Sadly, the last hummingbird we saw this year was some time in the third week of September. I think the date was the 23rd or the 24th. We left the feeders up for a couple of weeks and we still … Continue reading

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Our first hummingbird sighting of 2012

It was Thursday a week ago May 10th we had our first hummingbird sighting of 2012. Since May 10th we’ve seen hummingbirds off and on every day. All of the hummingbirds we have seen have been female rubythroats and it appears that there … Continue reading

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New Hummingbird Photos

These new hummingbird photos came by way of the new photo editing software we purchased for our blog and websites. The program came with the opportunity to download 20 or so royalty free photos so we chose hummingbirds for this … Continue reading

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August is our best hummingbird month

August is our best hummingbird month because we have the most activity in that month. The Fall migration starts for us around the end of July or beginning of August. We’ll have three or four hummingbirds visiting the feeders and … Continue reading

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First hummingbird picture of 2011

Not a great picture but we have our first hummingbird picture of 2011 and definitely happy to see hummingbirds visiting our garden. Still didn’t get that new camera we talked about in an earlier post but hopefully will soon. We … Continue reading

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Making plans for the hummingbird migration

Winter is the perfect time for making plans for the hummingbird migration in the Spring. Here are a few suggestions. Reading up on the type of flowers you may want to have in your garden this year. Possibly purchasing seeds … Continue reading

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