Hummingbird cowgirl

I live in Calgary Alberta Canada and have been trying to attract hummingbirds for at least 6 or 7 years. This year we have been thrilled to have a few show up in August and actually stick around! I've been entranced by their antics. One sassy one chased off bees feeding on nearby flowers. Then two arrived in tandem. One hovering about a foot away from the feeder. The second about a foot higher. To my surprise after hovering several seconds the higher one hovered even higher to my eye level (I was looking from behind my bedroom window). There it hovered for 5 or 6 seconds and then swooped down and the two took off!! I'm so thrilled this year and can hardly wait for next May.

Comments for Hummingbird cowgirl

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Aug 25, 2014
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Latest Addition
by: Anonymous

We have a new one lately (a little more skittish) who's been hanging around for a few days too. I'm expecting them to be gone soon as it's nearly September. Thanks for posting!

Aug 25, 2014
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
hummingbird cowgirl
by: Brook

Thank you for sharing your joy!!

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Hummingbird Answers.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. id,ed at last

    Nov 16, 17 11:53 AM

    i tried to post this yesterday, but i guess it didn,t get through. i found this page while trying to id a bird ths ago. i saw it a few days ago. it

    Read More

  2. new birds, warblers?

    Nov 16, 17 11:51 AM

    two or three weeks ago, i heard some contact calls that sounded a lot like bushtits, which visit my yard in flocks in the winter. when i looked up, high

    Read More

  3. Heather Cherichella

    Nov 15, 17 05:02 PM

    This bird is in the Aviary at Auldbrass, a Frank Lloyd Wright farm on the National Historic Register in Yemassee South Carolina -what is it?

    Read More