It felt like fall for part of the first half of September, but now that we are starting the second half, it’s warming up again.
Probably not really summer warm, though.
Still, as I was getting dressed this morning, my preparation for work was temporarily delayed and I ran to grab my camera and shoot these images out of my bathroom window. They are not as clear as they could be for several reasons, including low morning light (it was just after 7) and shooting through a screen.
But a pair of hummingbirds, a male and a female, were visiting the feeders in my backyard.
They should leave soon. Hummingbirds migrate south, following the blooming flowers that are their food. The sites I consulted say that feeders such as mine don’t change the timing of that migration, which should occur soon.
Before they left, I’m glad to have caught them. I’ve seen hummingbirds now and then this summer, and I’ve been aware that something is drinking from the feeders. I’m glad to have proof that at least some of this food is going to its intended recipients!
Thanks for one of the final sights of summer, hummingbirds.