Female rufous hummingbird in Texas, USA


This video from Texas in the USA says about itself:

Female Rufous Hummingbird Flashes Iridescent Throat Spot – July 12, 2018

Male hummingbirds aren’t the only flashy fliers in West Texas, some females also exhibit glittering, iridescent spots in the center of their throats. Here, a Rufous Hummingbird flashes her glowing orange throat spot at the camera as other hummingbirds encroach the feeder.

So, now not just good news about female humans in Texas, but about female hummingbirds as well.

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Broad-tailed hummingbirds in Texas


This video from Texas in the USA says about itself:

The Trill of Broad-tailed Hummingbirds –July 5, 2018

Turn up your volume and listen to the trill of male Broad-tailed Hummingbirds while you can. Male Broad-tails produce a loud trill with their wingtips as they fly, but over time the feathers that produce this sound wear down from use. By midwinter the trill is often inaudible. Before the next breeding season rolls around they grow new feathers and are once again ready to trill away

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

Butterfly at Texas hummingbird feeder


This video from the USA says about itself:

Butterfly Visits Hummingbird Feeder In West Texas – May 31, 2018

Hummingbirds aren’t the only nectar-loving creatures to visit the feeder in West Texas. Watch this butterfly make multiple visits to the feeder port right in the center of the camera in this highlight.

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

It is a pipevine swallowtail butterfly.

Texas hummingbird brings nesting material to feeder


This video from Texas in the USA says about itself:

Broad-tailed Hummingbird Brings Nesting Material to Feeder – May 25, 2018

It’s the time of year when resident breeders are starting to build up their nests and lay eggs. Here a female Broad-tailed Hummingbird brings some nesting material (cotton fiber that is offered on site) to the feeder. After leaving and returning multiple times, the bird finally decides to toss the cotton over her head and take a drink!

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

Lucifer hummingbird at Texas feeder


This video from the USA says about itself:

Male Lucifer Hummingbird Alights On Hummingbird Feeder – May 15, 2018

With its decurved bill and extended purple gorget, the male Lucifer Hummingbird is sure to astonish any birdwatcher that’s lucky enough to come within its path.

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.