58 thoughts on “Hummers Over Trouble Waters

  1. Such amazing shots Tim. Is there anything more beautifully delicate than a hummingbird ? so delicate it can hardly bear its shadow. I put a hummingbird feeder out but I haven’t had any this year. This may be the first time I’ve seen them over water. Lovely and mystical.

  2. Never heard about hunting hummers before, but how could a family of birds with such speedness-skills not developp some insectivore species, for taking chances in difficult areas?

    • Hi Lavinia. Our hummers love the trumpet flowers. They’ve been checking out the butterfly bushes that haven’t bloomed yet.

    • Like most any industrious critter, they will whatever they can to survive. They probably eat insects in San Diego, but it’s not as obvious with all the flowering vegetation.

  3. Wow Tim that is incredible shooting. I too, did not know that they ate insects. It makes sense though. It almost looks like he came close to getting his bottom half in the water. Hugs to you and your sweetie. πŸ€—β€οΈJoni

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