Hummingbirds in West Texas, USA


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Hummers Fill the Feeder in West Texas – August 14, 2017

Watch live at http://allaboutbirds.org/texashummers for more information about hummingbirds and highlights from the feeders.

The West Texas Hummingbird Feeder Cam is nestled in the mountains outside Fort Davis, Texas, at an elevation of over 6200 feet. This site hosts a total of 24 Perky Pet Grand Master hummingbird feeders, and during peak migration can attract hundreds of hummingbirds from a dozen species that are migrating through the arid mountains.

Texas, USA hummingbirds at new feeder


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Hummingbirds Enjoy New Perky-Pet® Feeder in West Texas – August 8, 2017

The hummers are flocking to the new Perky-Pet® Hummer’s Favorite feeder as it goes for a test drive on the West Texas hummingbird cam!

Watch live at http://allaboutbirds.org/texashummers for more information about hummingbirds and highlights from the feeders.

Calliope hummingbird in Texas, USA


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Male Calliope Hummingbird Has Two Quick Sips in West Texas – July 31, 2017

Even though Calliope Hummingbirds tout the title “Smallest Birds in North America”, they make a big impression on those lucky enough to catch a glimpse at one. Males, like the one in this clip, have dazzling gorgets streaked with unique magenta rays that burst out of the birds throat like iridescent shooting stars.

Watch live at http://allaboutbirds.org/texashummers for more information about hummingbirds and highlights from the feeders.

Hummingbirds, how to film them in slow motion


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What It Takes to Film Hummingbirds in Slow Motion | National Geographic

28 July 2017

Once, high-speed cameras were ungainly contraptions, difficult to operate and lug into the field. Now they can fit in a large pocket and are as essential to hummingbird biologists as binoculars are. The sheer magnitude of information captured by these cameras can be hard to fathom.

Rivoli’s hummingbird in Texas, USA


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Immature Male Rivoli’s Hummingbird Shows True Colors – July 25, 2017

When the light hits just right, a molting immature male Rivoli’s Hummingbird shows off his magnificent teal gorget and purple crown.

Watch live at http://allaboutbirds.org/texashummers for more information about hummingbirds and highlights from the feeders.

The West Texas Hummingbird Feeder Cam is nestled in the mountains outside Fort Davis, Texas, at an elevation of over 6200 feet. This site hosts a total of 24 Perky Pet Grand Master hummingbird feeders, and during peak migration can attract hundreds of hummingbirds from a dozen species that are migrating through the arid mountains.

Hummingbird fall migration already in Texas summer


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Early Morning Frenzy, Plus a Rufous Hummingbird! – July 12, 2017

Watch this zen moment as the sun starts to peek over the mountains outside of Fort Davis, TX. One of the first flame-tinged Rufous Hummingbirds pops on cam during the frenzy. Can you spot him?

The West Texas Hummingbird Feeder Cam is nestled in the mountains outside Fort Davis, Texas, at an elevation of over 6200 feet. This site hosts a total of 24 Perky Pet Grand Master hummingbird feeders, and during peak migration can attract hundreds of hummingbirds from a dozen species that are migrating through the arid mountains.

From the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in the USA today:

Species Diversity Heating Up In West Texas

The hummingbird numbers are increasing on the West Texas hummingbird cam, and as fall migration draws closer, feeding frenzies will soon become an all-day activity at the Perky-Pet® Grand Master hummingbird feeder. Not only has the sheer abundance of hummingbirds increased, but various new species have also hovered into view for the first time this year. In recent weeks, Lucifer Hummingbirds, Rufous Hummingbirds, and Calliope Hummingbirds have all visited for a quick sip of nectar. What will be next? There’s only one way to find out—watch the cam.

Learn more about the jewels of West Texas by trying your hand at the Perky-Pet West Texas Hummingbird Trivia Quiz. If you get stuck on a question, check out the Cornell Lab’s All About Birds species guide for clues. Three lucky participants will be chosen from those who answer correctly to walk away with a brand new hummingbird feeder from our sponsors at Perky-Pet!