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#1 JimUSNY

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 03:44 PM

I generally watch the migration from http://www.hummingbirds.net/map.html this year they are being reported very early even into Canada now.. however I check ebird and it doenst show any north of VA yet this year.. should I put my feeeders out? just wondereing, you would think birders would report to ebird,and if they were really as early as shown, then I should see a few reports on ebird.. maybe the other place is more apt to get reports of common birds.. or they only report hummers to that site and are not members of ebird.. Just find it odd
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Posted 22 April 2012 - 01:40 AM

I put my feeder up today after I have seen first hummingbird this year in my backyard (Myrtle Beach, SC ). I love to take pictures of hummingbirds.
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Posted 23 April 2012 - 09:46 PM

Those are some incredible pics!!!!

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 01:07 PM

Those are some incredible pics!!!!


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Posted 28 April 2012 - 10:07 PM

Yes great shots. Wish I had your talent. BTY I saw my first Hummer today 4-28-2012 in South east Iowa if that helps anyone.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 03:44 AM

My first black-chin arrived the first day of spring. I am about 1 hour north of Austin Texas. About 10 days ago (mid April 2012) they were chased away by constant male rubies. They lasted about a week, now my black-chin males are back as well as females of maybe both. When I looked it up, the black-chins were right on target date wise.

Life list at 429!...Recent Lifers:  Northern Shrike, Pine Grosbeak, Merlin, Red Crossbill, White-winged Crossbill, Common Pauraque, Olive Sparrow, Western, Least, Clark's, Horned  and Eared Grebes, Altimira, Audubons, Scotts and Bullock's Orioles, Black-headed Grosbeak, Green Kingfisher, Reddish Egret, Red-naped Sapsucker, Barred, Eastern and Western Screech Owls, Flamulated owl,Elf Owl, Mexican Spotted Owl, Snowy Owl, American Bittern, more ducks and shorebirds than I can list , Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet, Buff-breasted flycatcher, ELEGANT TROGON, Gray Hawk, Black Hawk,Yellow-throated,  Hutton's and Bell's Vireo,Black-throated Gray Warbler, Painted Redstart, Yellow-throated warbler, TROPICAL PARULA, Black-tailed Gnatcatcher, Broad-billed, Anna's, Costa's, Violet -crowned, Rufous and Magnificent Hummingbirds, Yellow and Black-billed Cuckoos, Swamp sparrow,Black-throated Blue warbler, Bay-breasted warbler,Prairie Warbler, Townsend's warbler, Clark's Nutcracker, BB Magpie,Pinyon and  Gray Jay, Pygmy Nuthatch, Lewis's Woodpecker, Brant.
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Posted 07 May 2012 - 11:52 PM

My first Ruby Throated male was 4-6-12 in NC.




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