Date: 9/26/19 8:23 am
From: Pamela Johnston <shovzan...>
Subject: [obol] What makes a hummingbird back down?
A hornet on the feeder.

I have seen Rufous and Anna's hassle each other and birds of all sizes,
including Red-tailed Hawk, but I never saw one flee anything except another
hummingbird until the hornets started gleaning sugar from the feeder
openings. They drive the little blighters right off. Everyone has their

Pamela Johnston

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