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    Anyone else get Orioles at their feeders?

    Mine are Baltimore's - and they seem to be getting more 'tolerant' of my being outside while they're feeding.
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    Anyone else get Orioles at their feeders?

    Been feeding hummingbirds for 33 years. Last year, was the first year our feeders were visited by orioles, and then it was only a half-dozen times all season. This year, the orioles came early, ( late March, snow was still on the ground) - feeders were put out first week of May - hummers are...
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    First hummer 30117 2019

    May 7 my first arrived, just as usual - upstate NY 4 miles east of Oneida Lake.
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    Estimating hummingbird populations?

    Been feeding ruby throats in central NY for years. I usually have 6 or 8 feeders going, spread out around my house, close to nearby stands of thickly planted spruce & pines, with lots of secondary forest growth and farmlands nearby. This year, I moved five feeders closer together, on the...
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    New guy, from New York state

    I'm from upstate central NY, about 4 miles east of Oneida Lake. Came here mostly for information, - so I'm just here studying at the feet of the masters. I am really looking for some input on estimating hummingbird populations, so my next posts will be on that forum board. (Only Ruby Throats...