Happy Friday from my Garden!

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Happy Friday!, In my Garden, Musings, Nature, Photography

Much of my time was spent in the yard this week. The cycle of life in the garden seems to be never ending. For every weed I pull out, another one seems to come up!

 

Late one afternoon I came face to face with a newly fledged baby hummingbird. The downy feathers had a pale yellow sheen in the throat area. This tiny bird seemed so fragile!

 

Moments later I encountered, what I presumed to be the mother, feeding on my penstemon. Hummers are fun to watch! They are true arial acrobats and are quite territorial. Sometimes they fly right up to my face to check me out!
A few years ago I was fortunate enough to observe a couple of baby hummingbirds leave the nest. The mother stayed near by, guided them toward flowers and also fed them in between.

Luckily I had my phone in my pocket to record and then share my hummingbird encounters with you!

 

This was a perfect and peaceful afternoon to finish the week on.
Have a great weekend, Sabine

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My passions in life are vegetarian cooking, gardening, photography, writing, good books, traveling and nature. Thanks for stopping by, Sabine

20 thoughts on “Happy Friday from my Garden!”

  1. I don’t know how you do it but you really manage to capture those hummingbirds! Now I need to find some of those flowers that attract them. Those flowers are gorgeous! Hope your weekend is wonderful. The cold and the rain resulted in no sales today. 😦

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  2. Z.D. McGee says:

    A perfect post in every way, a perfect host, enjoyment most, as you bring us into the moments you captured, only to be enraptured by the simple joy of an afternoon, communing with nature in your yard! Rock on!

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    • After all the rain we’ve had since October it better be lush and green around here. Hummingbirds are some of my very favorite birds! The ones we have in our yard will often fly right up to my face, hover in the air and check me out! I check back but not while hovering in the air! πŸ˜‰ They are incredible aerial artists, especially when ‘defending’ their turf. I’ve even seen and heard them battle with their beaks in midair!
      Thanks for stopping by Snow! 😊

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