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Re: Rufous Hummer at Seneca SC


I had a surprise visit this PM by a male Ruby-throat, the first of the
Spring here in Summerville,SC (Dorchester Co., about 45 miles inland from
the coast.)

Steve Compton
----- Original Message -----
From: "BILL HILTON JR The Piedmont Naturalist" <hilton@hiltonpond.org>
To: "CarolinaBirds" <carolinabirds@duke.edu>
Sent: Monday, March 31, 2003 11:12 PM
Subject: Rufous Hummer at Seneca SC

> It ain't over 'til it's over. The winter vagrant hummingbird season,
> that is.  :-)
> Today (31 March 2003) I traveled to Seneca SC (Oconee County) to band
> a rather late female Rufous Hummingbird that--along with a more
> elusive second-year male--has been around most of the winter.
> Details are on the Web site for Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont
> Natural History at
> http://www.hiltonpond.org/RufousBanding030331Main.html .
> Later in the day I observed and adult male Ruby-throated Hummingbird
> at Piedmont SC, my first sighting of the year for that species.
> Happy Hummingbird Watching!
> --
> BILL HILTON JR., Executive Director
> Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History
> 1432 DeVinney Road, York, South Carolina 29745 USA
> hilton@hiltonpond.org, (803) 684-5852, eFax: (503) 218-0845
> The mission of Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History is "to
> conserve plants, animals, habitats, and other natural components of
> the Piedmont Region of the eastern United States through observation,
> scientific study, and education for students of all ages." Please
> visit our web sites (courtesy of Comporium.net) at
> http://www.hiltonpond.org and  http://www.rubythroat.org ("Operation
> RubyThroat: The Hummingbird Project").
> "Never trust a person too lazy to get up for sunrise or too busy to
> watch the sunset." BHjr.