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#1 Jshaw236

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 01:54 PM

We have 2 Gilla Woodpeckers that come every morning and love to eat from our hummingbird feeder... I've never seen another bird any size do this so it's pretty impressive to see such a big bird doing it! Comment if this is a unique behavior or if other birds do this as well. Enjoy and Thanks!!
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Posted 06 July 2012 - 05:20 PM

I have watched several Acorn Woodpeckers drinking from my mom's hummingbird feeders.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 05:57 PM

I have a bunch of starlings trying to drink from the nectar in my oriole feeder! They can't without falling off, but its funny to see them try. :)

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 06:44 PM

I once saw a House sparrow eating out of my jelly filled oriole feeders

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 07:18 PM

I have had house finches, Carolina wrens and white-breasted nuthatches all visiting my humming bird feeder

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 07:22 PM

i have a pair of Lewis's woodpeckers with 3 fledglings comeing to my feeders daily and several land on top of the necter feeders and hang upside down slurping necter. they also eat the strawberry and grape jam from the bowls and they have learned to hang on the tube feeder and reach around to eat from the ports for sunflower seeds and spanish peanuts

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 10:10 PM

i knew i had a picture of my Lewis's woodpecker on the necter feeder just took me awhile to find where i had itPosted Image

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Posted 07 July 2012 - 12:33 AM

Thanks for the info and I really enjoyed the pic!

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 08:49 AM

I've got a family of Hooded Orioles coming to my Hummingbird feeder now. They fight with the Anna's Hummingbirds over the nectar.
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Posted 29 July 2012 - 05:47 PM

I saw a House Finch at my Hummingbird Feeder.

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