Bird of the Day: Anna's Hummingbird in Our Front Yard
Digging into the archives today, I came across what I feel is the finest picture of a bird taken by a member of my household, and it wasn't me. Mrs. Geotripper was getting out of her car one afternoon when she noticed an Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna) sitting on some Freesia blooms. She couldn't have been more than a few feet away, but those hummingbirds are fearless.
People wonder why I carry my camera with me everywhere, and this is why. You never know what opportunity will arise.