Date: 7/11/18 7:48 am
From: John Dillon <kisforkryptonite...>
Subject: Re: [LABIRD-L] Ruby-throated Hummingbird movement
Roselie/LABIRD,

July should show the first big increase in RTHU numbers locally because the young have fledged, probably two broods in many/most places. Two weeks ago, I had 1-3 hummers in the yard. Starting last week, I’m getting 10-20 at a time in the garden/feeders.

John Dillon
Athens, LA

> On Jul 11, 2018, at 9:21 AM, Roselie Overby <rosebird8791...> wrote:
>
> The number of Ruby-throated Hummingbirds has increased in my yard up here in
> NE LA. I only saw one adult male regularly throughout June. Monday evening
> I saw 2 adult males and 2 juvies. Squabbles irrupted over the feeders.
> Also the feeder on the back porch is now being used regularly. I rarely
> have large numbers of hummers, even during migration.
>
> I posted a couple of photos on my Facebook page.
>
> Roselie Overby
> Oak Grove in W. Carroll Parish
 
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