Here’s the latest installment from our volunteer photographer and guest blogger Rachel Ames.  

Take a look at the latest installment from our volunteer photographer and guest blogger Rachel Ames.    

by Tina Mitchell When I set out to write about a bird species, I think “What’s interesting about this species?” With hummingbirds, though, what isn’t interesting about them? The smallest of all birds, hummingbirds weigh between 0.1 and 0.3 ounces—or about the same as 5 – 15 M&Ms for most of the hummingbirds we see in Colorado. Probably the most striking aspect of hummingbirds is their unique ability to hover, as well as fly forward, backward, side to side, and even upside down for short distances. Their common name arises from the hum…