[CT Birds] Unusual Omphaloskepsis Behavior in A. colubris -- Bethany
Steve Mayo and Rebecca Horowitz
rsdmayo at sbcglobal.net
Sat Aug 19 09:00:23 EDT 2017
Early this morning I pause during the dog walk, facing Lake Bethany and there's this really loud BDDRRRTTT! BDDDRRRT! sound right in front of my ample mid-section. Looking down, here's a juv/female RT Hummingbird only 8-9 inches from me, hovering, otherwise frozen in air, STARING at my bright, lime-green shirt. It stays there for an eternity (30 seconds at least), checks out a jewelweed flower inches to the left and eventually peels off.
'First time I've had another philosophical being contemplating MY navel.
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