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Still 2 weeks away from the official start of autumn ! But a 64F this morning with N Breeze and a sunny and beautiful day, I trekked down to the Little Buffalo River and sat in the shade next to a patch of wildflowers next to the stream and photographed a few juvenile Hummingbirds on some recently emerging Great Blue Lobelia; from there, the day just got more beautiful !! I was then joined by an Eastern Wood PeeWee gleaning aquatic insects from over the flowing water and a beautiful Gulf Fritillary on a white blossom:

 

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These juvenile Ruby Throats are already skilled flyers at 2 months age !! This one is prying open a bud to get to the sweet fresh nectar:

 

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A Ruby Throat Hummingbird on Lobelia (cardinal flower) along the Little Buffalo River; they make a beaiutiful subject; and so typical of September. This bird is a juvenile.

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