I have not been successful with attracting hummingbirds but this photographer friend certainly has. In his video our will be amazed of his success. I am going to try again, I’m inspired.

Tofino Photography


I’ve noticed that the Hummers go into a feeding frenzy near sunset.I suspect they do it at sunrise too but I’m too lazy to find that out?

I wondered If I could get one them to land on my finger? Hummers have to be one of the most skittish creatures out there! The slightest movement can make them take off in a blur!

So I tried to think of a way I could get one these beautiful creatures to land on my finger?Holding ones arm out is difficult after a few minutes.So you need a brace for your arm.I used a monopod but you can use a tripod or a pole.

I’ve noticed over the last few nights that they go into a feeding frenzy around 7:45pm.So I set up some lights for filming earlier & waited.

Once I saw them starting to “flock”I turned on the camera & placed…

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  1. calmkate says:

    Mine love the aloe vera flowers but have to tackle it as a team, they are so amusing to watch.

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  2. Ana P. Rose says:’d like to catch one those just to pet it a bit, and then let it go. 😊🌹

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  3. I love birds, they are beautiful. that must have been a wonderful experience. Thank you for posting the beautiful pictures.

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  4. thanks David for reposting this!
    They have stopped their evening feeding frenzy.They stop over on their migration northward.


  5. They are beautiful birds and very lovely to hold on fingers. I used to have a Canary in a cage since its birth. After few months, I was able to enter my hand so it stands on it and feed from too. Thank you for the wonderful pictures


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