Over the past week, the Hummingbirds have dramatically increased in numbers. It could be an early start to migration because this little lovely girl has been displaying the classic signs. She had laid claim to this feeder, refuses to get shooshed away by other birds, and continues to gulp down the food. Her feathers appear fluffed and she looks fatter than others. She is prepping for the long migration. This particular bird, drinks with her head bent way forward at the shoulder, almost perpendicular to her body, with her bill 90% inserted into the feeder. Way different than the other birds which hold their necks straight while feeding.I will send another photo for comparison.
Latitude: 37.1 Longitude: -88.7
Observed by: Mike
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