Some mornings the Male Rufous comes to feeder before day break. Then comes back to feeder when lighter about 4 times. Goes to nectar out to patio potted salvias about 45 minutes later. When nights are in 30 wind chills he is very active early. When rainy later. Stays out in oak or magnolia, or Holly trees all day. Comes in occasional to feeders. Rufous do stay up in trees all day for those who wonder. This is Rufous winter routine observed for years here. When overwintering they are building up fats to migrate out for their spring journey north breeding grounds.
Latitude: 29.8 Longitude: -95.4
Observed by: Beverly
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