Anna’s Hummingbird

Female Anna’s Hummingbird Feasting on Wooly Blue Curl Flowers native to California

Around our neighborhood, the hummingbirds have been extremely active lately, calling out to one another from dawn to dusk. The male Anna’s hummingbird–the most common hummingbird in the Pacific Coast–is fiercely territorial, ready to attack any intruder into his territory. At times two males locked in bitter battle will dive down close to the ground and shoot back up in the sky, seemingly oblivious to everything else as they compete for the best perches.

Continue reading “Anna’s Hummingbird”