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It must be allot more common then we thought.  Julie Waters has captured one 
hanging to the bottom of a perch (Photo #2076).  You just never know what 
you might see.  Nancy
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Sent: Monday, August 27, 2007 7:08 AM
Subject: [VTBIRD] FW: Hummingbird story


> Here is an item from a friend in Pennsylvannia re: hummers.
>
> Sue Wetmore
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>> Apparently hummingbirds do hang upside down!!  Check out the report below 
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>> -On 8/23, at Blooming Glen, a Ruby-throated Hummingbird was seen
>> hanging upside down from a branch as another was hovering around it
>> and poking at it non-aggressively. This lasted for several minutes
>> until the hovering bird flew off to a feeder and finally the hanging
>> bird flew off. Arlene Koch suggested the hanging bird was in a
>> defensive position or was a juv. just being a kid!
>>
>> The Peace Valley Nature Center bird walk is held each Sat. 7-9 AM
>> meeting at the PVNC parking lot. All are welcome.
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