Bedford Ramblings
Steve Mills

Hummingbird social?

Posted Wednesday, September 9, 2009, at 8:21 AM
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  • Steve, yes I have noticed it here in Knoxville at my feeder. We have had five hummingbirds do just what you were talking about and I have been intrigued by it. Also I have observed several times in the last few days one or two birds sitting on the perch at the feeder, and what I thought was a bully hummingbird picking on the other bird or birds. Evidently that was just some sort of ritual.

    -- Posted by leeiii on Wed, Sep 9, 2009, at 3:34 PM
  • I was telling someone about that a couple days ago. It happened at my feeder a couple years ago. I wish I had my video camera handy. It was like a dance. Beautiful.

    -- Posted by Equinepro on Wed, Sep 9, 2009, at 4:28 PM
  • Thanks for confirming others have seen it. My wife was thinking I had found new medication. In fact, I was checking my bottles too!

    -- Posted by stevemills on Wed, Sep 9, 2009, at 5:13 PM
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