This female hummingbird has been fiercely defending her feeder, except when the male is around.
Female Ruby-Throated Hummingbird.
Male Ruby-Throated Hummingbird: “Nah! This is my feeder!”
However, the squirrel did not get the memo.
Squirrel climbing on feeder hanger, to no avail. He did climb down and went to another feeder with the same results because it was squirrel proof.
The following images are from last year’s summer end.
Yellow Tiger Swallowtail on thistle flower.
A bee and two Swallowtails.