Ruby-throated Hummingbird on Royal Catchfly

I had another opportunity to photograph the Ruby-throated Hummingbird in my backyard, this time enjoying Royal Catchfly (Silene regia).  As I mentioned in my last post on this fascinating species (Ruby-throated Hummingbird on Bee Balm), these hummingbirds favor red tubular flowers most of all.  Royal Catchfly, a native of Missouri, is an excellent candidate here.

Photographs taken July 21, 2013 in Waukesha County, WI.










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Window to Wildlife features the photography of Jim Edlhuber. A lifelong native of Wisconsin, Jim has been photographing wildlife for 20 years. He considers himself an avid photographer and is always trying to capture nature and wildlife through his lens. He is in several photography clubs and has won numerous awards for his work. In recent years, Jim has focused mostly on birding photography and finds it to be the most challenging.

5 Responses to Ruby-throated Hummingbird on Royal Catchfly

  1. Dave Freriks says:

    Wonderful series of photos Jim!

  2. Nancy Nabak says:


  3. Paula Haubrich says:

    Wonderbar! Where can I find some Royal Catchfly

  4. Kathi Johnson Rock says:

    Beautiful photos. Thanks Jim.

  5. Elaine says:

    First Scarlet Monarda (Bee Balm), now Royal Catchfly…what other delicate gems will Jim capture in his garden of beauties?

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