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Jane Stein <[log in to unmask]>
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Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 29 May 2019 16:02:02 -0400
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Cool!  Thanks.  I've put out oranges in past years and the hummers didn't
come to them.  I wouldn't think they'd be sweet enough for them.

Jane

(Shoreham)


On Wed, 29 May 2019 17:26:02 +0000, Alice Grau <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:
> Yes.  First year I put out oranges for my orioles, and the hummers are
> enjoying them too!  Alice, Bridport
> 
> ________________________________
> From: Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of Jane Stein
> <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 4:26 PM
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> Subject: [VTBIRD] Hummer at oranges
> 
> A male hummer has been visiting today and apparently feeding from the
> orange halves I've hung for the Orioles, even though he's got a clean,
> well-filled sugar water feeder on the other side of the house.  As far
as I
> can tell, I've got two male hummers, had them for about 10 days or so
with
> no sign of a female (poor boys).  What's with the oranges?  Has anybody
> else seen this?
> 
> Jane Stein
> 
> (Shoreham)

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