[CT Birds] Hummingbird wars over?

Paul Koker 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.

New Milford

Sent from my iPad 3G

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
> _______________________________________________
> This list is provided by the Connecticut Ornithological Association (COA) for the discussion of birds and birding in Connecticut.
> For subscription information visit http://lists.ctbirding.org/mailman/listinfo/ctbirds_lists.ctbirding.org

More information about the CTBirds mailing list