Calliope Hummingbirds Can Teach us to Trust

  Calliope Hummingbirds are Migration Machines The Calliope Hummingbirds drop by my feeders for brief visits during their very long migration.  The smallest breeding bird in North America, Calliopes weigh about the same as a dime and can reach 7-10 centimeters in length (that’s under four inches long!). During Spring… Read more“Calliope Hummingbirds Can Teach us to Trust”

Room at the Feeder for Every Hummer

There’s Always One Grumpy Hummer The excited chatter turns to an angry buzz and I hop out of my chair to see what caused the commotion. Tails spread and wings beating furiously, a female Rufous Hummingbird approaches and stabs her beak into the neck of the Black-chinned Hummingbird who peacefully… Read more“Room at the Feeder for Every Hummer”