This little hummingbird has chosen my rain gage as his favorite perch. The nectar feeder is a few feet away so he can easily chase away any interlopers while keeping an eye on the precipitation amounts, which have been significant lately.
Yesterday, I left the screen door open and he flew into the house! After a failed attempt to catch him in a fishing net, we coaxed him onto a yardstick and carefully carried him back outside. I've named him Charlie in memory of my dad who was a weatherman.