I have two main feeder areas and one yellow-rumped guard for each area. They have harassed the other birds for months! Suddenly for no apparent reason they have stopped?Patty TiceRaleigh NC Sent from my Galaxy
-------- Original message --------From: Ann Maddock <amaddock...> Date: 3/18/23 5:34 PM (GMT-05:00) To: John Connors <jconnorsbird...> Cc: Lynda Haake <lyhaake...>, "Richard L McEwan, Sr." <carolinabirds...>, scompton1251 <scompton1251...> Subject: Re: Yellow Rump Warbler Put more feeders out spaced farther apart On Sat, Mar 18, 2023 at 5:02 PM John Connors <carolinabirds...> wrote:I agree, let them work it out. Often, the subordinate birds sneak in to grab a quick bite when the dominant bird is either chasing someone else, or sated with food.JCOn Sat, Mar 18, 2023 at 4:12 PM Lynda Haake <carolinabirds...> wrote:Seems harsh to me. Just let the birds figure it out. Warblers need fuel for migration.Sent from my iPhoneOn Mar 18, 2023, at 2:48 PM, scompton1251 <scompton1251...> wrote:
Remove the suet.Steve ComptonGreenville, SCSent from my Verizon LG Smartphone------ Original message------From: Richard L McEwan, Sr.Date: Sat, Mar 18, 2023 1:55 PMTo: Carolinabirds;Cc: Subject:Yellow Rump WarblerWe, unfortunately, are having a problem with this Warbler. A number of them came into our yard in December and enjoyed our many feeders. Then two, first winter male and female, started
chasing other birds from all feeders and continue to do so…they are quite the bullies!
Is there anyway to stop this behavior?