BASICS: "Hummingbirds.....where is the person, I ask, who, on observing this glittering fragment of the rainbow, would not pause, admire, and turn his mind with reverence..." (J. J. Audubon).
This is a blog about my summer life at the Baiting Hollow Hummingbird Sanctuary, at my winter garden, Calypso, in the Bahamas, and aspects of life in general.
This private sanctuary is now permanently closed to the general public, as a result of a lawsuit brought by a neighbor. Only my friends and personal guests may visit (paul.adams%stonybrook.edu).
Thursday, August 4, 2011
OPEN TODAY 9.30-12.30 and 3-6; Mullein perch
We are open today 9.30-12.30 and 3-6. Please see lihummer.org for directions and info. Yesterday morning the weather was beautiful but more visitors than hummingbirds. In the afternoon the weather worsened, so there were fewer visitors but more hummers. I will update the blog today to report on numbers: there are certainly hummers around, but how good the day will turn out remains to be seen. The photo above was taken last year by Aram - it shows a young hummer perched on a mullein flower stalk. If any of our visitors takes a nice image this year, send them to me - I will post them on the blog.