Archive for December, 2015

11 species of Hummingbirds and Bat Falcon present Dec 2, 2015

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Beside our year round resident hummers we have three visitors at the moment bringing the total number of hummingbirds currently at our feeders to a record 11 species

Resident

Violet Sabrewing
White-throated Mountain Gem
Green Violet Ear
Scintillant Hummingbird
Green-crowned Brilliant
Stripe-tailed Hummingbird
Snowy-bellied Hummingbird
Magnificent Hummingbird

Visitors

Magenta-throated Woodstar
Fiery-throated Hummingbird
Long-billed Starthroat

Check out the slow motion acrobatics of two Magnificent Hummingbirds at our feeders filmed by Mike Bothe from Germany. Thanks Mike.

And lastly, Rebecca, another guest, captured this image of a Bat Falcon digiscoping with her cell phone camera

Bat Falcon