Our Hummingbird
Sometimes people ask us,
"Why the hummingbird in the logo?”                               

As many residents know, hummingbirds are a prominent feature of the natural landscape that makes West Feliciana Parish a unique and beautiful area of Louisiana. When 19th century naturalist John James Audubon lived here and created some of his most famous paintings, the ruby-throated hummingbird was one of his favorites.

In fact, a print of the famous painting hangs in many local homes. The area’s indigenous plant life provides an excellent habitat for hummingbirds, which are so plentiful that St. Francisville celebrates them with its annual Hummingbird Celebration each Fall.

In addition to its obvious ties to the region, we chose to incorporate the hummingbird into our logo because it reflects many of West Feliciana Hospital's qualities: small but strong for its size, unique, versatile, interesting, industrious, nimble and agile. The logo color and additional design elements showcase the landscape and natural beauty of the Felicianas. We are proud to serve our community and always strive to live up to the qualities of our little hummingbird.

     

The hummingbird logo is featured prominently in our new hospital, including a colorful larger-than-life etching in the glass window of the chapel. The etching is made up of hundreds of tiny hummingbirds to complete the larger bird. 


   

 

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