Hummers Return To West Texas!

 

Watch the jewels of the Davis Mountains fill up on nectar at an all-new cam site as they journey south for migration.

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October 23, 2019

Female Summer Tanager Visits The Feeder

A female Summer Tanager visited the Panama Fruit Feeder today. These tanagers consume a variety of insects and fruits, though they specialize in eating wasps and bees. They breed in the United States and winter in Mexico, Central America and South America. After the Summer Tanager leaves a Buff-throated Saltator arrives.  

October 22, 2019

Ladder-backed Woodpecker Visits the Feeder

The sweet sugar-water attracts more than just hummingbirds! Watch as a male Ladder-backed Woodpecker visits the main feeder and laps up some nectar. Like other woodpeckers, the Ladder-backed Woodpecker's long tongue curls up and around the back of the head. 

October 22, 2019

Arthur Makes Some Autumn Nest Improvements

Arthur decided that a windy day in Fall was the perfect time to bring in some new twigs and work on the nest bowl. Big Red swung by to have a look around as well. Red-tailed Hawks are monogamous and can mate for life. Perhaps this pair are as eager for nesting season as we are?