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Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
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Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 16 May 2019 11:16:36 -0400
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Anyone is welcome to come visit and ogle. The number of orioles is now up to four!
Maeve

> On May 16, 2019, at 9:20 AM, Grace Nelson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> I meant to forward Maeve’s good news about orioles to my sister in Worcester, MA who has also been trying for years. Sometimes Maeve’s birds fly to my house in Jericho too…maybe I’ll be lucky
> Grace Nelson
> Jericho
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>> On May 16, 2019, at 9:16 AM, Grace Nelson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>>> On May 16, 2019, at 9:15 AM, Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>>> Now I’m a believer! I’d heard and read for years that orioles find oranges and the color orange irresistible, so every single year I put out an orange plastic nectar feeder as well as some cut oranges. Once, ONCE, I saw an oriole at a hummingbird feeder. Just once, in over thirty years. But this year I tried again - and the orioles have been coming in groups! Yesterday one or two males made several visits to the orange, and this morning there were two males and a female at the same time. Their rich beautiful song is all around us now!
>>> Maeve Kim, Jericho Center

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