Hummingbirds are Back!

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Postby Marinepits » May 9th, 2010, 7:26 pm

Sat in my living room today and watched this little girl defend "her" feeder from a boy that just wouldn't take the hint and go away! She won the war after about an hour, then sat on top of the feeder for several more hours, moving only to feed.

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Once the weather warms up, I'll set up other feeders around the yard so they all get a chance to feed when they want. So far, I've seen two different females and (I think) two males. Hopefully, they'll bring the babies to the feeders starting around the end of June!
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Postby PoodleMaMaKat » May 9th, 2010, 7:52 pm

I wish I still had these around. They were so fun to watch growing up. Townhouse living doesn't lend to much wildlife, except for those darn squirrels! >(
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Postby pitbullmamaliz » May 9th, 2010, 8:09 pm

She's pretty! Good for her for defending her food!
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Postby pitsnok » May 10th, 2010, 12:42 am

Oh I love humming birds. They remind me of childhood.
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Postby Malli » May 10th, 2010, 2:32 am

Wes' folks have Hummingbird banding people come to their house every year or so and collect data. They had a returnee from 2008! Pretty neat stuff, one of my favorite locally native birds.
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Postby TheRedQueen » May 10th, 2010, 9:24 pm

very cool...she looks pretty tough for a tiny little bird! :)
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