Hummingbirds while in flight have have the highest metabolism of any animal. To survive they must consume more than their weigh in nectar each day, which means visiting hundreds of flowers. The feeder provides a reliable source of energy especially when the flower blossoms are less abundant. I photographed this Black-chinned male at one of our feeders.
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