A second hummingbird shows up at White Mountain Estates

Observers: Andy Zdon
Email: mtnbooks@yahoo.com
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Date: 12/17/2006
Time: 01:08 PM -0500


A second female hummingbird, this time an Anna's, joined the female Costa's this morning (after 3" of powdery snow that then was dispersed by the wind) at the feeder. I assume its the feeder's proximity to the house (1-2 ft from my front window), and the warmth radiating from the structure (and resulting in higher electricity bills) that keeps the feeder from freezing. I think hummingbirds may be more present around here late in the year than i thought as i usually don't see them because by this time the feeders are down!