Aug. 15th, 2016

alfreda89: 3 foot concrete Medieval style gargoyle with author's hand resting on its head. (Oxblood Lilies)
I've been reading a wonderful book called "Fastest Things on Wings" by Terry Masear. (Thank you, Lee!) It's a memoir of Masear's early days as a hummingbird rehab specialist. I've done a review that will crop up at Book View Cafe and Goodreads, but in the meantime, let's save a few hummingbird lives. Here are some things I either didn't know, or suspected. Let's share them and save some lives.
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Go forth and do right by hummers. Read the book--it will both delight you and tear your heart out. You have been warned.

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(Photo by Tz'unun - Feeding station at Beatty's Guest Ranch in Miller Canyon. Previously published: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10150858468483349&set=a.380504123348.162465.238026848348&type=3&theater, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19389436)

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