Tag Archives: Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Lunch is served!

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Here on the Concord River, we serve sushi so fresh it will flip itself off your plate. Our greens are tender, succulent, and bursting with flavor. Even our insect selection rivals any five star restaurant on the California coast. Nothing … Continue reading

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If you don’t know the words, feel free to hum along!

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According to Birds and Blooms, a hummingbird beats it wings up to 50 times per second! Like tiny drones of nature, they can hoover and fly backwards, all the while taking 150 breaths each minute. Although they’re tiny, hummingbirds have … Continue reading

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Let’s get this party started!

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All invitees are in attendance and it’s time to parteĆ©! First on the list of guests are the hummingbirds! They took their sweet time getting here, since the migration map had them in my area two weeks ago. But, now … Continue reading

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Falling forward and other flight patterns!

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Last night the clocks were turned forward, resulting in the loss of an hour. Do people turn clocks anymore or just push buttons? We need a new saying. Instead of “turning the clock forward,” we could say “pushing time forward.” … Continue reading

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It’s not the British, but they are coming!!!

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“The British are coming!” was Paul Revere’s famous call back in the 1700’s. The truth is Mr. Revere never shouted his calling, but knocked descreetly on shutters and doors, to awaken those sympathetic to the rebels cause. Anyway, I’m transgressing, … Continue reading

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Fair thee well, Summer!

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Like the monarch butterflies, red-winged blackbirds, Baltimore orioles, and ruby-throated hummingbirds, Summer has flown away. A few hummer stragglers visit the nectar feeders, but the majority of them are now in sunny Florida. Perhaps they’ll stop over at Disney for … Continue reading

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