preys on hummingbirds?!


This wonderful praying mantis was on my hummingbird feeder this morning … Fascinating to watch, look at, but apparently they (the bigger ones, like this one) have been known  to catch and kill hummingbirds – who knew?!…

I took some photos and left for a bit … when I returned, no mantis. And the hummingbirds were back at the feeder – no apparent sign of bloodshed. 🙂