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Novice Hummingbird May 26 2019, 0 Comments

Some of us always read the manual. Others do not (except in the direst emergency.) It would seem that our little Anna’s Hummingbird falls into the latter category. From everything I’ve ready about these tiny little birds, they meet most of their liquid needs from sipping nectar — from feeders or flowers. I have a … Continue reading Novice Hummingbird

Snow Birds February 25 2018, 0 Comments

Already it seems as if we might just have dreamed it. Once upon a time, one Saturday morning in February, we woke up in a crystal palace. A thick and flawless blanket of snow had fallen silently through the Vancouver night. The sun had come out. Everything looked like a fairy tale. The landscape itself … Continue reading Snow Birds

Winter Hummingbird December 14 2016, 0 Comments

This fluffed up little female Anna’s hummingbird seems to have opted to over-winter in Vancouver. She may be wishing that she’d booked her winter getaway in the fall …but too late now. She’s here for the winter, and I feel committed to help her make it to spring. I was horrified last week, the day we were rushing to … Continue reading Winter Hummingbird

Winter Hummingbird December 14 2016, 0 Comments

This fluffed up little female Anna’s hummingbird seems to have opted to over-winter in Vancouver. She may be wishing that she’d booked her winter getaway in the fall …but too late now. She’s here for the winter, and I feel committed to help her make it to spring. I was horrified last week, the day we were rushing to … Continue reading Winter Hummingbird