The Birds & The Bees~

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Can a Bee in flight balance on the beak of a hummingbird? You, betcha!
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Can a hummer skewer a Bee in mid-air? Yes, indeedy!
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At first I was worried the Bees would sting the hummers, but when I looked at the photos I realized I should be worrying about the Bees.
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It’s good to know this feeder is guaranteed “Bee and Wasp proof” as you can read on the label,
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but it is unfortunate Bees and Wasps cannot read.
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You do see this hummer stabbing another in the back of the head from behind, which unfortunately, proves I have been wholely unsuccessful in teaching the hummers any manners.
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But this is okay. I am accustomed to this.
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I am a mother.
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Cheers to you from The Holler birds & bees~

238 thoughts on “The Birds & The Bees~

  1. Well, I think that’s the first time anyone’s ever showed me the birds and the bees, Cindy. lol 😉 What extraordinary pics. I have to say, like you I thought for sure the pics would escalate to injured hummingbirds. I can see now that they are quite capable of taking care of themselves. Even against pesky bees!! lol Great pics Cindy, sharing them now.

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  2. Cindy, I thought hummingbirds might fight but I never expected them to poke each other! In a way, I am proud of their ability to stab bees or wasps! Wow! You caught a lot of action, Cindy.

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  3. I think my hummer finally got the message earlier this week when the overnight temp got down t 43deg. Haven’t seen it since ! They’ll be back next year though. The Monarch butterflies are passing through on their annual migration now. Enjoy the mountains, Cuz. Wish I could be there ! 🙂 Hugs.

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