Date: 8/26/19 10:34 am From: Miriam Lawrence <mirslamlawrence...> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] rescue of a hummingbird
How wonderful. Maeve! Thank you for helping... and for sharing this with
On Mon, Aug 26, 2019 at 12:49 PM Maeve Kim <maevulus...> wrote:
> I had an extraordinary and touching experience this morning. I went out to
> the garden for the morning harvest, and as I stood picking cakes I heard an
> odd whirring noise close by. There was an immature Ruby-throated
> Hummingbird caught in the mesh fencing of the garden, his bill and head
> inside the garden and the rest of his tiny self outside. It took only a
> second or two to free him, but all the while he made a high almost singing
> noise that I didn’t know hummers could make.
> I am SO happy that I went into the garden then, rather than a few hours
> from now, and still touched and delighted that I - for a second - held a
> hummingbird and was able to set it free.
> Maeve Kim, Jericho Center