Entries Tagged as 'Hummingbirds'

Friday, July 16th, 2010

I Love Animals, Especially Birds, In My Garden

Beija-flor (Eupetomena macroura) – Swallow-tailed Hummingbid 2 592 – 2 by Flávio Cruvinel Brandão My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky by William Wordsworth So does my heart leap up when I behold an animal, bird or beneficial insect that has returned or come for the first time to my […]

Friday, May 28th, 2010

Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air (Video Clip)

Hummingbirds are amazing little creatures, so fast and ephemeral.  Yet they are also so difficult to see for very long with the naked eye.  This YouTube video is a clip of a PBS Nature program called Magic in the Air, which gives us more than a fleeting glimpse of these captivating animals.  See the full […]

Monday, March 15th, 2010

Hummingbirds: A Lecture by Eileen Boyle

TheGardenLady attended a lecture given by Eileen Boyle, the education coordinator at Mt. Cuba Center. The talk was on Hummingbirds – Trochilidae family. There are 328 species of Hummingbirds in the world, mostly in the Tropics but in the Eastern half of North America there is only one breeding hummingbird. This is the Ruby Throated […]

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Hummingbirds are Arriving

TheGardenLady is sure that one of the reasons you like to have flowers is because you hope to attract or already attract hummingbirds to your garden (see here). People keep track of when they arrive in your state. For example, they are already starting to arrive in New Jersey (see here) And sometimes when they […]