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Old 08-19-2012, 11:55 PM   #759
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Originally Posted by Slipknot View Post
I never realized our territorial humming birds are.
they fight each other off for the feeder and hog it.
I don't know what kind these are but the males are cool looking.
usually ruby throats

i sometimes sit in the back yard and this ruby throated humming
bird is doing LAPS around the house at mach1
to keep any intruders from pilfering his stash.

when i sit in the front, the hummbird comes down to me and hovers
right in front of my face doing facial recognition i suppose
and stays there for a full 30 seconds before jetting back to his spot
almost as if to say.... thanks.
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