For several years, two female Ruby-throated Hummingbirds have been fighting over the feeder I put out for them. Today was the first time I was able to capture them together, one chasing away the other from “her” feeder.
First female Ruby-throated Hummingbird arriving.
She looked into a feeding hole.
Oh, oh. She saw the other one coming.
Chased away, in a fraction of a second.
Female Ruby-throated Hummingbird, the “owner” of the feeder in a victory dance.
Female Ruby-throated Hummingbird enjoying her drink.