Cinnamon Hummingbird

Cinnamon Hummingbird in my garden, Roca Verde, Atenas, Costa Rica

Cinnamon Hummingbird, Atenas, Costa Rica
Cinnamon Hummingbird, Atenas, Costa Rica

Finally! One stays long enough for me to go get the camera and a few shots! Most have been diving into the foxglove and straight back up in the air, hard to catch even if with camera. But this little guy hung around the Plumbago for awhile, sipping nectar. You may remember that during my first week in the new house I shot this Blue-tailed Hummingbird in my neighbor’s shrub/tree. I’ll try for more of course!

A Route of Evanescence 

With a revolving Wheel —

A Resonance of Emerald —

A Rush of Cochineal —

And every Blossom on the Bush

Adjusts its tumbled Head —

The mail from Tunis, probably,

An easy Morning’s Ride –

—Emily Dickinson

Above the flower bed. Over the lawn …
A flashing dip and it is gone.
And all it lends to the eye is this —
A sunbeam giving the air a kiss.
—Harry Kemp

I have a gallery of Costa Rica Birds by Charlie Doggett over 100 species!

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