Fire flag has huge leaves, delicate purple flowers, and is found in our
Fire flag provides cover as well as food for our
perched on the slender flower stalk snacking on the flowers. It's fun to
watch them reach the end of the stalk and flap their wings as it bends
under their weight.
the cover of the Fire flag plants.
fly in and
out of the Fire flag a lot, and I saw a chick nearby recently, so I'm
guessing that they're nesting in there too, but they are very secretive
and tend to stay mostly out of sight.
These little bugs
were hanging out together on a fire flag stalk:
I coaxed them onto my hand for a better picture because the fire flag
was waving in the breeze. Then I put them back on it.
This young Palm Warbler
, at least that's what
I think this is, is
going for something in the fire flag. I'm not sure if it's after the
or a bug
, but it's sure determined to get it: