Posts tagged: rufous hummingbirds

“Feed the Birds! NOW, Dammit!”

By , June 20, 2019

The hummingbirds are back at it, and getting out of control!

We have always enjoyed hummingbirds in our yards, both here on the homestead and when we lived in Juneau. We talk about them a lot on this blog, of course (see Hummingbird Wars among many others).

empty hummingbird feeder

“Oh, WAITER! Clear this away, please. And, we’ll have another.” (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger.)

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Waiting for Hummingbirds

By , April 17, 2017

Late spring always brings a sense of anticipation to the homestead. We’re eagerly awaiting the herring run and the accompanying humpback whales, orcas, and  Dolly Varden char. We anticipate fresh garden and wild greens, and warmer weather. With all of this, one wouldn’t think that the arrival of hummingbirds tops our list. Yet, it does.

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