hummingbirds

PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: COLORFUL HUMMINGBIRDS

By Miriam Raftery
 
February 14, 2020 (Flinn Springs) – Wildlife biologist and photographer Renee Owens caught these two beautiful hummingbird images in her backyard in Flinn Springs. The first is Costa’s hummingbird, the other is a Rufous hummingbird.
 
 
 
 
 

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MONARCH MANIA TAKES FLIGHT SUNDAY, SEPT. 18 IN ALPINE

 
 
 
September 14, 2011 (Alpine)--Butterfly lovers of all ages are invited to attend Monarch Mania on Sunday, Sept. 18 at Viejas Outlets Show Court, 5005 Willow Road in Alpine. Monarch Mania will feature a live Monarch butterfly release at 2 pm, caterpillar races,  sale of Monarch host plants, and a chrysalis tree where onlookers will watch butterflies emerge before their very eyes throughout the day.Admission is free.  Event hours are 10 am to 6 pm.
 

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