2022—Wary Visitor

The female Black-chinned Hummingbird has visited my garden regularly since I first recognized her a couple of days ago. She was a bit wary as she perched in front of me on one of the drip hoses that waters the hanging basket filled with cigar plants nearby that all the hummers seem to love. But she wasn’t wary of me, as I was mostly hidden in my patio door blind. She was probably expecting to get dive-bombed by the Anna’s Hummingbirds who make it their business to fend off other hummers in “their” garden.