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Suddenly Gone

This year it’s the same only different. This year my first Ruby-throated hummingbird arrived fairly much on schedule on May 17th.  I didn’t see another until June 25th.  Thereafter, I had at least one sighting every day.  In previous years I didn’t see … Continue reading

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Q. When is a bird not a bird?

A.  When it’s a pollinator.   Q.  What’s a pollinator? A.  You know.  Like, Bees.  They lift pollen from one flower and put it down on another so plants can get what they need to produce fruits and seeds.  Bees are … Continue reading

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Unidentified Alien No More

By now you know I listen to news radio every morning.  A few days ago I heard about the positive identification of the rare hummingbird that has been visiting a feeder in Oak Park, Illinois.  Today I finally had some … Continue reading

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Flying Green Alien Invades West-Suburban Chicago!

It’s absolutely true!  It must be true if I heard it on news radio before leaving for the office this morning.  The “alien” is a hummingbird whose species has yet to be identified but is thought to perhaps be a … Continue reading

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