Feeders Help Hummingbirds

Yesterday, there was a ruby-throated hummingbird at a feeder in a neighbors yard. I wasn’t able to get close–the bird jetted away–but at least I got this shot. Hummingbirds have a high rate of metabolism that requires the consumption of nectar every day, so, nectar feeders are good, provided they are kept clean and haveContinue reading “Feeders Help Hummingbirds”

Back-lit Camellia

Took this shot early yesterday morning with the sun rising behind a camellia tree. I like how the flower’s center appears to have a light in it. There are some 800 varieties of camellias on the grounds of Sacramento’s Capitol Park which surrounds California’s state capitol. Camellias were first imported to Sacramento from Japan inContinue reading “Back-lit Camellia”