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Calliope Hummingbirds – a few poses

The Calliopes arrive along with the Rufous Hummingbirds, but always in lesser numbers. Here’s what the Cornell Lab of Ornithology website says about them: “The Calliope Hummingbird is the smallest bird in North America north of Mexico. Despite its small stature, … Continue reading

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The Rufous Hummingbird – a few angles

The Rufous hummers have arrived in force, now on their way south. They join the regulars – the Black-chinned hummers. Also around is an occasional Broad-tailed hummer. The Broad-tails arrived early in the season, and then mostly went to upper … Continue reading

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Hummingbird Summer 2015, Embudo, NM

Three species of hummingbird are now visiting our feeders: the Black-chinned, the Rufous and the Calliope. They are going through a lot of sugar water, reminding me that my main responsibility of the summer is feeding the hummingbirds, and my main … Continue reading

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