Date: 7/5/18 7:50 am
From: Eirlys Barker via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: Re: [VA-bird] Ruby Throated Hummingbirds
We have four feeders and lots of often belligerent Ruby-throats. Numbers
are high and constant. Yet, a neighbor about 2 miles away just sent me a
photo of three at a feeder, one male, and says that's usual at her house.

Eirlys Barker, Pinetta, Gloucester

On Wed, Jul 4, 2018 at 4:08 PM, Charles Woodrich via VA-bird <
<va-bird...> wrote:

> Just a general observation. Normally in past years there’s been a fair
> amount of competition between the males at the feeder; one defending and
> others trying to help themselves. This year there’s one pair (male &
> female) and that’s it; no competition at the feeder. Are the numbers down
> this year or am I just having an odd year?
>
> Charlie
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