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R-b Grosbeak; yard hummers; Magnolia W.
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- Subject: R-b Grosbeak; yard hummers; Magnolia W.
- From: "Travis, Ginger" <Ginger@athena.dev.unc.edu>
- Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2001 09:54:11 -0400
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Yesterday morning (Wed.) it was 43 degrees when I looked out the kitchen
window to see a Ruby-throated Hummingbird on the feeder that I'd cleaned and
refilled before the cold front came. This hummer was attacked by another as
I watched, so that makes two. I think that's all. I had expected the last of
the hummers to depart with the cold front, and some did, but not all.
Conversely, I thought the cold front would blow some new warblers in, but
not at my house. (So much for expectations.) It's very quiet. I did see one
Magnolia Warbler in a sourwood late yesterday. Also watched an immature male
Rose-breasted Grosbeak eating dogwood fruits. And my neighbor Bruce and I
saw a Yellow-billed Cuckoo in the morning.
From Orange County, NC . . .