Date: 5/27/19 9:15 pm
From: Larry S. Goodhew <lsg...>
Subject: Re: [Tweeters] Anna's Hummingbird behavior question
Crossbills seam to like sheet rock also . Have seen them once in
Leavenworth and at most of my job sites in Alaska.  Larry Goodhew

On 5/27/2019 8:01 PM, Marcy D'Addio wrote:
> A friend is observing a female Anna's Hummingbird eat/collect
> remainders from drywall that was cut in her backyard late last summer.
> Is the bird eating this as a calcium supplement or for some other
> reason? She did it earlier in the spring, too.
> In my on-line searches I saw information about sulphur compounds in
> some drywall. There were some articles about captive parrots eating
> drywall so the owners were cautioned to supervise and discourage this.
> Does anyone have experience or info? I will share with my friend.
> Thank you, Marcy D'Addio
> Redmond, WA
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