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Los Angeles, CA, United States
I’ve had Anna’s Hummingbirds all winter – though there was a decided dip in activity after my neighbors did some extensive landscaping and removed a large chunk of one of the hummer’s favorite trees. But this weekend, I got a new visitor. This ball of fire Rufous is new on the scene but very much in charge of who gets to eat at the nectar feeder.
This Rufous Hummingbird is new on the scene as of this weekend, but already very much in charge of who gets to use the nectar feeder!
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