Category Archives: Coral Honeysuckle

Juvenile Male Ruby Throated Hummingbird Feeding

Ventured out in the heat to take some pictures of the Ruby Throated Hummingbirds. A juvenile male Hummer volunteered as my subject.  He was feeding on the Bottlebrush, Coral Honeysuckle (always a favorite), and just the regular hummingbird feeders.    

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Mystery Hummingbird Solved? Rufous Hummingbird

I think the mystery Hummingbird is solved.  My friend Greg Lavaty came by on Friday so that I could help set up his computer, and if we really got lucky, to see the mystery Hummingbird that has been visiting my Coral Honeysuckle. Fortunately the Hummingbird did appear and Greg and I captured several pictures.  Greg […]

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Can You Tell What Kind Of Hummingbird This Is?

I’m telling you, something strange is going on this year with the birds, at least in my yard.  While I’m watching the Eastern Bluebirds, Cedar Waxwings, and the American Goldfinches, Leecy says “hello hummer!” My first thought was it’s too early for the Ruby Throated Hummers to arrive so she’s seeing things, then I saw […]

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Female Ruby Throated Hummingbird Getting Nectar From Coral Honeysuckle

As best I can tell, we still only have two Ruby Throated Hummingbirds; one male and one female.  They just love that Coral Honeysuckle (we have two of them)! It sure would be nice if the male and female hooked up and built a nest in my backyard.  I haven’t seen them interact with one […]

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Mature Male Ruby Throated Hummingbird

I had the opportunity to get a closer look at the recent Ruby Throated Hummingbird that has appeared.  He definitely is a mature male.  It’s the only Ruby Throat we have right now.  He LOVES the Coral Honeysuckle plant.  If you look close enough at the picture below, you can see his bill covered in […]

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Female Eastern Black Swallowtail Laying Eggs On Fennel

In between digging up some Bamboo, photographing Wildflowers, and trimming some Milkweed, we had another Eastern Black Swallowtail visit the garden.  This particular Butterfly was laying eggs on both the Fennel and Dill.  In the past, the Eastern Black Swallowtail would only lay eggs on our Fennel, not the Dill, although that is one of […]

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Ruby Throated Hummingbird Feeding On Honeysuckle And Salvia

The Ruby Throated Hummingbirds are really being active.  I suppose that’s because there are more females than males hanging around.  I’ve forgotten how challenging it is taking pictures of these fast moving birds. I can’t believe I haven’t mentioned this favorite plant for Hummingbirds before.  It’s called a Coral Honeysuckle and Hummingbirds are really supposed […]

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