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Nectaring on honeysuckle

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By Diohio


Nectaring on honeysuckle (Lonicera "Dropmore Scarlet")

A Ruby-throated hummingbird nectaring on my red-orange honeysuckle in mid-July



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you are so lucky2get Humming birds Diohio :)

14 Mar, 2008

 

What a wonderful picture.

14 Mar, 2008

Sid
Sid
 

Ditto what Jac said! They're amazing!

14 Mar, 2008

 

You don't have hummingbirs in the UK? I didn't move to Ohio until 14 years ago and until then I never dreamed that they'd come this far north. What a surprise I had the first time I heard one buzzing in my yard ! Now I get 40-50 every summer and although I have many flowers that hummers love, I still put out 10 nectar feeders and go through a gallon of sugarwater PER DAY !! We only get one species here, the Ruby-throated. They fascinate me. They are true acrobats.

14 Mar, 2008

 

Wow, a gallon a day of sugarwater! That's a lot of hummers. I love to catch pics like this, with them feeding on plants. Lovely :)

5 Sep, 2008



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