Monday, October 11, 2010

Last signs of summer

We saw a female ruby-throated hummingbird visiting cypress vine flowers yesterday in the Children's Garden.  She was a late straggler, to be sure. 

October 18th is the last date we're seen hummingbirds in the Upstate of South Carolina, a couple of years ago.

And there were monarchs flitting by, as well.

3 comments:

  1. I've seen a couple in the past few mornings here. They're hovering over the pineapple sage and Black & Blue salvia. Monarchs flit past me at work still. I'm hoping they make it back to Mexico safely.

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  2. Last week was my last sighting here near Chicago.

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  3. Hi Lisa,
    We have still had a couple hummingbirds here, Charlie saw one yesterday. I guess we will leave the feeders up a little longer. The one yesterday was feeding on my basil flowers.
    Super meeting you the other day (or was it a couple weeks ago?? oh how time goes by)

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