Stalking a hummingbird

Published October 1, 2017 / by Steve Berentson

This little hummingbird has been a regular lately, and it seems he/she is growing more accustomed to my presence. Action shots have been hard to come by, but portraits on a perch are possible. The splash of red on this bird’s chest is the marking that lets me know we’re welcoming the same garden guest.

About Steve Berentson

A fourth generation Skagit County native who was moved kicking and screaming from this island community in 1960. I finally reclaimed an Anacortes address in 1980, and I have been in constant celebration of my return since that time. Many of us who call Anacortes home love Fidalgo Island for its natural assets: among them are rugged beaches, pristine lakes, thousands of acres of forestland and some awesome views of the Skagit Valley and surrounding islands. Another element of my love affair with this community is its people, both natives and immigrants. They will “star” in many of my journal entries.

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