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San Rafael, CA, USA
I have a few hummingbird feeders, but this Townsend Warbler chooses the window mounted one with yellow flowers to feed every afternoon. My other hummingbird feeders do not have yellow flowers on them, and actually have holes big enough for the orioles to feed, but I have not seen him use any of the other nectar feeders. Lucky for us, the yellow-flowered feeder is window mounted and we can get a close up look (pictures and videos) of him enjoying the nectar!
Warblers, Waxwings, Wrens & Kinglets
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