Jewels of the Sky

Hummingbirds_wordpressI never cease to be amazed by hummingbirds as they zip past me before stopping on a dime. A female Ruby-throated Hummingbird (at left) and a male have their favorite perches near our home in Dobbs Ferry, New York.HummingbirdFlight_wordpressThese hummingbirds beat their wings about 53 times per second. Amazing right?

“As we re-emerge post-pandemic, I hope we can maintain some newly re-learned habits of slowing pace, watching more closely, and finding great interest and peace in the changes and movements that living things constantly show us.” – Carl Safina

“You can observe a lot by just watching.” – Yogi Berra