Hummingbirds

Hummer Delights

Hummer Delights

Ruby-throated Hummingbird nest. Photo © Kevin Shank. I perched on scaffolding, twenty feet above a quiet country road. Across the road, Roaring Creek slipped and slid, curved and churned its way to...

Hummingbirds on the Wing

Hummingbirds on the Wing

Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Photo © Kevin Shank. When my wife and I moved into our home in the foothills of the Shenandoah Mountains, Ruby-throated Hummingbirds soon became regular visitors to our...

Rubies in the Garden

Rubies in the Garden

Male Ruby-throated Hummingbird preening. Photo © Alva Steury. Bzzzzz. The tiny bird landed on the wire tomato cage, merely 18 inches (45 cm) in front of me, his tiny gorget feathers flashing ruby...