Cherish is my favorite word, and I cherish the ability of turning the routine into a beautiful moment.
Nature creates in me, a spiritual and meditative time to bring peace, harmony and balance, into an otherwise ordinary day~
Mary Howell Cromer







Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Hummers for Wild Bird Wednesday~

 
Well, this was a bit of a bummer for my hummer entry. 
I cannot get my Picasa photo grogram to upload my images to my blog and had to add them in one at a time, which on my computer, took a long while...
Anyway, I have arrived and had these shares for today~
 
 
I am linking up with Stewart at:
 
                                                         Wild Bird Wednesday

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                              I found a Skipper Butterfly deep in the throat of this flower,
                                                taking in the sweetness of the nectar~





 

Very soon the Crabapples next door, shall be ripe and many birds, like Cedar Waxwings will return to eat and I am looking forward to their arrival. 
About the same time that they arrive, the Ruby Throated Hummingbirds, will begin their migration journey south, and so the cycle begins once again~




31 comments:

  1. Beautiful Hummer shots!! Flowers are great!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  2. Beautiful shots! Love the background in the hummer photos! Wonderful shots of the flowers, too!

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  3. love the color and the bokeh in your hummingbird photos! so beautiful!

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  4. I do like the Hummers. Great photos.

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  5. I love the Hummingbirds, and it's great.

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  6. Great photos. I love the hummingbirds!

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  7. Wonderful photos and nice collage..I always add my photos one at a time but I know you can click on all of them on the uploader and they should just appear, usually with a small space between.

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  8. Sweet little male hummingbird!

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  9. Adorable little Ruby Throat. I love all of your pictures and your success story about the fawn. I have been following you since you were posting the Red Shoulder Hawks ... they are so beautiful. I was involved in rehabbing two Red Shoulder Hawks when the center was still open. One had lost his tail feathers and, as they are not very common in our area, we were unable to get Red Shoulder feathers to replace them so we used Cooper's Hawk tail feathers ... they looked strange, but he was able to fly well with them and be released. In a short while he would be molting and would soon have feathers of his own. Enjoy your blog ...

    Andrea @ From the Sol

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  10. Great pictures / collages showing :)
    Hanne Bente

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  11. Wonderful photos from the bird, the flowers and the fruits. Great !

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  12. Lovely pics of the little bird! VEry hard to shoot!

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  13. Your photos are always stunning. Such wonderful creatures you show us.

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  14. Lovely collages again Mary> don't you have a lot of fruit on your crab apple tree? With the poor summer here there are very few apples or crab apples on any trees but it looks like a good year for Rowan and Blackberries - we'll never fathom out nature's ways.

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  15. beautiful shots of the little hummer. :)

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  16. What great little birds! A species that I don't think I will ever get to see in the wild :(
    J
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  17. beautiful photographs you've shared Mary; I love the hummers and your varying flora

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  18. what a nice colorful assortment of images! That skipper really squeezed down inside the flower!

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  19. What delightful photos and thoughts, Mary! Hope your week is going well

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  20. Hi there - great looking bird - and then you casually mention that you will soon be getting Waxwings! Do you have any idea how that makes me!!

    Nice post.

    Stewart M - Australia

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  21. All beautiful pictures and I love the hummers, but I esp. love the perfectly centered butterfly in that flower!

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  22. Thanks for stopping by. You have some wonderful photos of your flowers and hummers. We have tons of Anna's and Rufous here. I think the Rufous are gearing up to leave, because they have been especially active. The Anna's are here all year. Hope you are having a great week.

    Yael from Home Garden Diggers

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  23. These are wonderful pics of the hummer. I love when they pose like that. Your flowers are beautiful, too. :)

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  24. Great serie Mary. I tried a couple of time to photograph a hummingbird not moving...but i never succeded so i like those you shot ;)

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  25. a think the hummer photo's are gorgeous, hummers are so difficult to photograph!!

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  26. Love your blog, Mary! I enjoyed seeing the pics of the hummers. We have them too, but ours look different (ruby throated, I think). I am your newest follower. It's a privilege to follow your nature photographer. I'm a nature love as well.

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  27. Amazing.. always amazed such little guys are packed w/such energy.. thank you for sharing.

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  28. Beautiful hummingbird captures! The bokeh is especially lovely. Always a pleasure to stop by and visit your wonderful blog!

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