Biologist David Pitts, below, shared his fascinating study on Ruby-throated hummingbird nesting and the female hummingbird's amazing nesting behavior which has never before been documented.
Below, the beautiful logo banner that welcomed visitors to the festival. You can find prints and note cards of this watercolor on my website at the following link: Vickie Henderson Art.
Knoxville Chapter of the Tennessee Ornithological Society and Ijams Nature Center. KTOS is a non-profit organization that promotes the enjoyment, scientific study and conservation of birds. Ijams Nature Center seeks to increase knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the natural world by providing quality environmental education and nature related experiences.
Links and resources:
More about hummingbird banding and hummingbirds on this blog
To see a discussion of this painting in process: Hummingbird Studies
More on hummingbird art