Date: 10/8/17 11:39 am
From: Sacie Lambertson <sacie.lambertson...>
Subject: Re: Merlin Falcon
Hummingbirds, numbers of which were coming to a single feeder, all
disappeared on the first of October.

Sacie
23 miles north of Lawrence

On Sat, Oct 7, 2017 at 4:30 PM, Paul Griffin <pgriffin1...> wrote:

> Hi Folks,
>
> A little while ago I went out in my backyard, here in Riverside, in
> Wichita, Ks. The numerous trees were full of Warblers and Kinglets. I
> quickly got my video camera. As I was videoing a nice Nashville Warbler in
> a nearby tree, something flashed by me from behind. There were some bird
> noises from the trees and my Nashville disappeared. I realized I had just
> had experienced a Merlin Falcon attack. I turned around to look into my
> neighbors backyard, just in time to see the Falcon fly over my head and fly
> south down the alley and dissapear into some distant taller trees. The
> aftermath was, all of the many birds foraging in the trees had
> disappeared. So, much for my backyard birdwatching. I was still empty, a
> hour later.
>
> I haven’t seen any hummingbirds since the 26th of September, in my
> backyard. Although, there are some still reported in the area.
>
> Happy Birding,
>
> Paul Griffin
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