A Little Surprise

A male Costa's hummingbird perches on a branch along the Marcus Landslide Trail in McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Scottsdale, Arizona

The desert offered up a little winter surprise this morning when I met this Costa’s hummingbird on the hike back, it’s a new species for me. They are one of our smallest birds, weighing about 0.1 ounces. It had already been a lovely morning, this little fellow was the icing on the cake.

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