It is nearing the end of summer and that means the Ruby Throated Hummingbirds are migrating South and stopping by my garden for a rest and to fuel up. The Black Throated hummingbirds are in my garden all year but the Ruby Throated guys come through only in the spring and late summer/fall.
Ruby Throated male hanging out in the orchid tree:
You can report any hummingbird Fall migration activities at the Journey North learning website here:
Reporting the hummers movement to their wintering grounds helps scientists understand their migration habits better.