[CT Birds] Hummingbird wars over?
pkoker2011 at charter.net
Thu Aug 15 14:02:47 EDT 2013
Some of those "extra" hummingbirds were probably migrants passing through. Of the locals, the males migrate first and are usually gone by mid- to late-August. Females by mid-September.
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On Aug 15, 2013, at 1:21 PM, Tricia Reid <reidtri at gmail.com> wrote:
> Here in Mansfield Center the hummingbird wars appear to have ended between
> one morning and the evening of the same day. I went to probably more than
> a dozen birds fighting over my feeders and in some cases even agreeing to
> share, to probably three - an adult male and female plus one juvenile
> male. I'd had many juveniles this year - do they leave their parents'
> territory or are they already moving south? It seems early/
> Tricia Reid
> reidtri at gmail.com
> Mansfield Center
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