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 (

Friday, January 2, 2015

Male Bahama Woodstar Flashing; an attack

Male Bahama Woodstar hummingbird perched on a twig. Most of the time his gorget appears dark, but a couple of times when he turns to the camera it flashes a brilliant purple. The next video shows a brief encounter between 2 hummers; the attacker is probably a male

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