Hummingbird Frenzy In West Texas!

 

With fall migration in full effect, watch thousands of hummingbirds flutter through the Davis Mountains.

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September 22, 2017

American Goldfinches On A Foggy Fall Morning In Sapsucker Woods

This group of goldfinches were the early birds at the feeder during this very foggy morning in Sapsucker Woods. It's clear that these birds have begun to molt out of their strikingly bright yellow breeding plumages and into the more drab olive-yellow and brown plumages that they sport over the fall and winter months. 

September 21, 2017

Rare Sighting Of Adult Male Broad-billed Hummingbird In West Texas

Viewers of the West Texas hummingbird cam were treated with a surprise rare visitor on cam this week—a Broad-billed Hummingbird! This species is one of the smallest, most strikingly colorful birds in North America. Males, like the bird in this clip, have an iridescent blue throat, green chest, and long orange bill with a black tip. Most Broad-billed Hummingbirds are year-round residents of Central Mexico, but some migrate north to breed in the southwestern regions of Texas and New Mexico and southeastern Arizona. 

September 21, 2017

Male Anna's Hummingbird Flashes Magenta Feathers At West Texas Cam

Anna’s Hummingbirds are among the most common hummingbirds along the Pacific Coast, yet they're anything but common in appearance. With the males' iridescent emerald feathers and sparkling rose-pink face and throats, they are more like flying jewelry than birds.