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Subject: Re: [MDBirding] Carbo-loading Hummingbirds
Date: Sat, 22 Aug 2020 12:49:45 -0700
From: Les Eastman <les...>
Organization: Bird Treks
To: Paul O'Brien <pobrien776...>
On 8/22/2020 12:14 PM, 'Paul O'Brien' via Maryland & DC Birding wrote:
> They are tanking up for the trek to winter quarters, so lots of feeder
> activity. The males will be gone in a few days. But all is not lost.
> If you have ever enjoyed the show at the Paton's house in Patagonia,
> AZ, you should be aware that, although the Patons are gone, Tucson
> Audubon owns and maintains the property, including web cams. Go to
> tucsonaudubon.org to see the two Paton Center hummingbird cams. So far
> this month I have seen Broad-billed, Black-chinned (the two most
> common), Anna's, Violet-crowned (not for a few days), Broad-tailed and
> Rufous, Just in from the Rockies. It's a great way to spend time cooped
> up with SARS CoV 2 both day and night. Yes, night. Mexican
> Long-tongued Bats stick their absurdly long snouts in the ports and can
> drain the feeders overnight. It's quite a show and a great diversion
> from, well, you know what. Enjoy!
> Paul O'Brien
> Rockville, Mont. Co., MD
There is also the Cornell feeder cam in west Texas.