Black-chinned Hummingbird (Archilochus alexandri)

There are two species of hummingbirds that show up every summer at the campground. This one, is a female black-chinned hummer, who is trying to get a quick drink of sugar water from the feeder before the male comes around to scare her away! Many hours are spent by our campers, sitting on the veranda watching these tiny, VERY FAST birds hovering around the tree and feeders. Perching on the feeders makes the photography of these birds, much easier!
The feeders provide a quick fix of sugar water, but their primary diet is that of insects!

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