[CT Birds] Hummingbird Mystery

Bissell, T. (Tracey) Tracey.Bissell at us.ing.com
Mon Jul 11 12:08:15 EDT 2011

Squirrels - we had 2 feeders destroyed by squirrels last year.  We have
moved them to a pole with a squirrel baffle and have had no problems
this year.

> On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 11:11 AM, Dana Campbell
> <dana.l.campbell at gmail.com>wrote:
>> OK all you armchair detectives....
>> Yesterday I cleaned and restocked my hummingbird feeder.  I have the 
>> Droll Yankee LF-2 model that has little rubber flowerpetal-shaped 
>> ports that snap in flat to the top of the feeder bowl and have ant 
>> guard tips on the inside.
>> Something pulled out two of the ports (which were lying on the ground

>> under the feeder this morning) so that there were just two plain, 
>> exposed holes into the nectar bowl.
>> Ideas as to what had the strength and dexterity to do that?
>> --
>> Dana Campbell, Priest in Charge
>> Church of the Good Shepherd, Hartford dana.l.campbell at gmail.com
>> "They are dark angels glimpsed from the corner of the eye, a flash of

>> wings in twilight rising over the edges of houses then falling back, 
>> like optical illusions."  --from *Swallows* by Robert Kinsley 

Tracey R Bissell
Business Analyst
Business Support Complex Processing & Controls
ING Retirement Services CS3
(860) 580-3453
tracey.bissell at us.ing.com


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