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A Hungry Hummingbird

A Salvia feeding frenzy

John Dean
SNAPSHOTS
Published in
2 min readJul 23, 2021

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I wasn’t planning on photographing hummingbirds yesterday. This season, despite planting more Salvia than last year, we’ve had fewer hummingbirds. We don’t know why, but we’ve missed them.

Yesterday afternoon, as I was reading on our porch, a particularly animated hummingbird started browsing the flowers. I assumed she would fly off in about a minute, but she…

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John Dean
SNAPSHOTS

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