by Leslie Cox; Friday; November 10, 2017

A male Anna’s Hummingbird, Calypte anna, has claimed our front porch for his own. In typical fashion for this hummingbird species, he fiercely guards the bird feeder for his dining pleasure…and his alone.

Male Anna's Hummingbird on front porch

He usually rules his territory from the tip of a woven jute butterfly I have tacked on the wall under the overhang. Can you spot him in the larger photo?

Hummingbird on front porch