[texbirds] Re: Hummingbirds and Eastern Bluebirds 9/4/13

  • From: Tom Shaughnessy <greenh2o@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "DHanson139@xxxxxxx" <DHanson139@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2013 08:21:21 -0500

A RTH wave must've come through SE Texas yesterday. Our Backyard Habitat
patch in North Katy/Cypress jumped from 4 to over 20 in the 24 hour period.
We are hoping our wintering Rufous is mixed in there somewhere. Let the
games begin!
Tom Shaughnessy

Katy, TX


On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 10:12 PM, <DHanson139@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> **
> A few minutes after I posted this afternoon about Hummingbird numbers here
> I stepped outside and was greeted by quite a few more than I thought were
> here. There were 20 or more at a time buzzing the feeders which meant quite
> a few more up in trees and on the flowers in the yard.
> While I was out of town over the weekend Jan took several pictures of the
> 12 Eastern Bluebirds hanging around here so I included a few of those.
> Hummer and Bluebird pic's
> http://smu.gs/17Q8EY3
> I also added 3 more Mississippi Kite juvenile pictures from here at the
> house also taken by Jan this weekend.. The sky was so blue and the sun
> hitting this bird was just gorgeous. The kite juvenile is still here as of
> today.
> http://smu.gs/17Q8EY3
> David and Jan Hanson
> Baytown/Mont Belvieu Area
> Chambers County
> Galveston Bay Area Master Naturalist
> TOS Members

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