Arizona Sonora Desert Museum
The Arizona Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson has a wonderful little hummingbird aviary. I remember visiting it years ago when I visited Tucson for a medical conference. This was well before I started feeding them and trying to attract them to my home. Perhaps this visit was one of the things that started me on my hummingbird loving journey. I decided to go back and take my new camera (Nikon D500) and try to photograph a few of the birds. I can take pictures of Anna’s and Allen’
Love is in the Air
Both the Anna’s and the Allen’s Hummingbirds are beginning their springtime displays over the deck in Studio City. It’s that time of the year again!
A Costa’s or a Costa’s x Anna’s Hybrid Joins the Studio City Gang!
A male Costa’s Hummingbird has joined the Studio City Gang! Costa’s are seen occasionally along coastal California during the summer, but it is rare to see them here in January. I was pretty sure I saw a hummer that flashed some purple at me when I was out refilling the feeders last week. Today I saw him again and was able to get a few mediocre photos. My big question, though, is whether this bird is a true Costa’s or if it is a Anna’s x Costa’s hybrid. There have been report