I would never be a gardener except
For the Love of Hummers


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♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

Shots from August 2010



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adult male Ruby-throat


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more acrobatics in the blue


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Mina Lobata aka Spanish Flag


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love my Mockers


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the smaller the feeder, the more they use it


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don't see many Monarchs in my yard


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feeder landing


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hummer in the blue salvia


hummer in the blue salvia


immature male Ruby-Throated hummingbird
immature male Ruby-Throated hummingbird on Turk's Cap


juvie coopers hawk
Juvenile Cooper's Hawk out in the back 40


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female Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly on Pentas
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly
on Pentas


female Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly on Pentas


female Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly on Pentas


feeder fight!
feeder fight!


immature Ruby-throated hummingbird with adult male coming in
immature Ruby-throated hummingbird on feeder with adult male coming in


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Bouvardia ternifolia aka Firecrackerbush


Bouvardia ternifolia aka Firecrackerbush


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taking a break


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little feathers
check out the little feathers where his wings attach to body...thus the helicopter-like wing movement


Brazilian Blue Salvia
Brazilian Blue Salvia


Turk's Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus var. Drummondii)
Turk's Cap
(Malvaviscus arboreus var. Drummondii)


hummer going for something...?
going for something...?


Pentas
Pentas


Abutilon
Abutilon


nectaring on Turk's Cap
nectaring on
Turk's Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus var. Drummondii)


hummer lookout ~ tomato cage
hummer 'lookout' ~ the tomato cage


immature Ruby-throat hummingbird
immature male Ruby-throated hummingbird


immature male Ruby-throated Hummingbird
immature male Ruby-throated hummingbird


immature male Ruby-throated Hummingbird
check out the tip of his tongue sticking out and there's a spider web going from his beak to his throat


adult male Ruby-throat hummingbird
adult male Ruby-throated hummingbird


immature male Ruby-throat hummingbird
immature male Ruby-throated hummingbird


immature male Ruby-throat hummingbird
immature male Ruby-throated hummingbird






About Us
New to gardening in 2007, our garden is located in zone 7b in the upstate of South Carolina.
Our hummingbirds are Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds



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"A flight of fancy, quick and bright, with rainbow wings that catch the light,
first dancing here, then darting there, creating magic everywhere!"

(author unknown)
hummer fairy


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