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Name: Angie
Concord, NC (zone 7)
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Hemophobic
Sep 6, 2015 7:25 AM CST
I have 3 females who continue to squabble over one particular feeder, even though I have 3 spaced around the back yard.
Here is one of them who has started sitting on the hanger and guarding the feeder. This is a recent thing as they have been
simply fighting whenever one is feeding. Silly girls!
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They are so funny to watch!
I think that if ever a mortal heard the voice of God it would be in a garden at the cool of the day. ~F. Frankfort Moore, A Garden of Peace

Name: Linda
Medina Co., TX (Zone 8a)
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LindaTX8
Sep 6, 2015 12:53 PM CST
They are indeed! My hummers from the 'hood' are gone. Not seeing a lot now, but the visitors come every day.
I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority. E. B.White
Integrity can never be taken. It can only be given, and I wasn't going to give it up to these people. Gary Mowad
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Name: Angie
Concord, NC (zone 7)
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Hemophobic
Sep 6, 2015 3:03 PM CST
Linda: This one would fly off to see if the other hummer was around, then fly back and take up her perch. She did this about 6 times
and finally the other female showed up and it was on!
I think that if ever a mortal heard the voice of God it would be in a garden at the cool of the day. ~F. Frankfort Moore, A Garden of Peace

Name: Teresa
South central KY (Zone 6b)
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bluegrassmom
Sep 7, 2015 12:11 AM CST
HI, there. They might just be young males. I will post this link for you to read.

http://www.rubythroat.org/rthuexternalmain.html
Name: Angie
Concord, NC (zone 7)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Winter Sowing Region: North Carolina Daylilies Roses
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Hemophobic
Sep 9, 2015 4:57 AM CST
Teresa: I added that link to my favorites so I can review it from time to time. Thank You!
I think that if ever a mortal heard the voice of God it would be in a garden at the cool of the day. ~F. Frankfort Moore, A Garden of Peace

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