Category Archives: Hummingbirds

Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) feeding on Standing Cypress (Ipomopsis rubra)

Ruby-throated Hummingbird feeding on Standing Cypress.   This is the only hummingbird native to Missouri.    The standing cypress is usually found more to the Southwest, but the hummingbirds like it, so I plant a bit each year.   It … Continue reading

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Ruby Throated Hummingbird feeding on False White Indigo

We keep a few hummingbird feeders near our back porch so we can enjoy them, but they have lots of flowers to feed on, and I see them in the fields regularly.

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Male Ruby-Throated Hummingbird Feeding on Columbine

  This was taken the same morning as the previous photo of the female.    The flower was positioned on my back porch where my feeders are.   Flash was used to freeze the motion.  For those of you interested … Continue reading

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Female Ruby-Throated Hummingbird feeding on Columbine

  Still working on my hummingbird photography.   This bird is feeding on Columbine from my garden.    You can click on the image to bring up a higher resolution version.

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Ruby-throated hummingbird 5-21-2014

Working on my photography technique using flash for hummingbirds.   Still working out the kinks, but making progress.

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My hummingbirds are back swarming the feeders.   I took some video this afternoon from our back porch.   Typically, we only get ruby-throated hummingbirds, but one looked a bit different today.   Not sure if it is a different … Continue reading

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