I have posted pictures of humming birds before. Too bad, I am posting again. The following three pictures are the same humming bird taken on my back patio in Palm Desert on November 7, 2015. I was standing in the same place for each shot, I just took the pictures with different zoom lengths. I was about four feet from the bird. This humming bird hung out on the patio all weekend. Later I sat down in a patio on chair and he flew about 2 feet from my face and we looked at each other eye-to-eye for 5 or 6 seconds as he hovered in the air.
The humming birds at my Utah house are different than the Palm Desert humming birds. The Utah birds are somewhat bigger and seem less friendly - they are more standoffish.
I love his purple color. His front is white and his back is green.
I think his name is Paul.
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