The card was lightly controversial because it has no public transit or urbanism theme, but I’m sorry: Hummingbirds are amazing. If you’ve never watched one in action I suggest that as a New Years Resolution. And when you get a green hummingbird at a red feeder, that basically ticks all the holiday boxes.
We are deeply grateful to all the clients and friends who’ve helped us get through this difficult year. We hope we’ve been helpful to you as well. Happy holidays, with best wishes and all necessary fortitude for 2021.
I feel bad for the guy without a name tag. Perhaps he’s a stand-in for the many “generic planners” you employ when given the right contract?
He’s our business manager and photographer, Zach Tucker. https://zachtucker-briggsphoto.blogspot.com/
Why doesn’t the guy in the bottom left get his name included?!?
Weird software glitch. He’s Zach Tucker, our business manager (and the photographer). https://zachtucker-briggsphoto.blogspot.com/
You want hummies? Go here. We didn’t stay there but they let you sit on a bench near the feeders. My spouse is the birder, not me, but I’d go back any time. You know, virus permitting.
Nothing controversial about hummingbirds. I was just reading about the Rufus Hummingbird, in a chapter of a book called Nature Obscura, A City’s Hidden Natural World. The author is from Seattle, so Portland’s natural world should be similar.
I also coincidentally saw a great David Attenborough documentary about hummingbirds: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3216766/. Stunning photography, and plenty of interesting tidbits as well.
Good morning people!
Have you ever witnessed a hummingbird’s courtship dive? It is bizarre and loud and incredibly fast. I saw an Anna’s do it in Portland – or rather, I heard it, and then had to look around for a long time for what was making the bizarre machine-gun noise. THAT is controversial. More information here: https://www.princeton.edu/news/2018/12/18/hummingbirds-dive-dazzle-females-highly-synchronized-display