Living year round along the Pacific Coast of the US and into the Southwest, Anna's Hummingbirds are territorial, feisty little favorites at backyard feeders. This female was photographed perched and preening by Mike Hamilton.
Check out these BirdNote shows about Anna's Hummingbirds:
Who Was Anna?
Why a Gorget Glitters
Some Hummingbirds Perch in the Open
All photos are © Mike Hamilton and may not be used without permission.