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September 26, 2016

All Out Frenzy On Overcast Morning

The hummingbirds are hungry on this overcast September morning in the mountains outside of Fort Davis, TX. Watch as they zig-zag around the feeders, fluttering from port to port with quick precision. 

September 26, 2016

Osprey Perches With a Fresh Catch in Savannah

An Osprey visitor stopped by the Savannah Great Horned Owl Cam to rest after a successful hunt. In this clip, you can see the unlucky fish still flapping about. Unfortunately for the fish, Ospreys have barbed pads on the soles of their feet that help them grip their slippery prey.  

September 23, 2016

Hovering Around Steadfast Male Lucifer

This male Lucifer Hummingbird, curved bill and all, remains anchored to his feeder port despite all of the birds hovering around him. Did you know that some of the hummingbirds we see on cam have an average wingbeat frequency between 50-60 times per second when they're hovering!? Their small size allows them to generate lift by using both backward and forward wing motions to "float" in the air and feed on nectar.