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Old July 18th, 2011, 11:05 PM
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Preening hummingbird

Here ya go, Winston--a preening hummingbird...though how it does that without cutting off the circulation to its head is beyond me

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Old July 19th, 2011, 06:17 AM
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Wow Hazel that is awesome! I dont think I ever thought I would be able to see that!
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Old July 19th, 2011, 08:42 AM
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The chest is the hardest for them--they have no trouble with the tail!
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Old July 19th, 2011, 09:33 PM
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Cool pictures. I don't think I'll ever see a hummingbird preen in my lifetime.
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Old July 19th, 2011, 09:37 PM
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Sure you will--check in the bushes. madame hazel was sneakin' around in their boudoirs!
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Old July 19th, 2011, 09:50 PM
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I have to find me one first Hazel. Haven't seen Todd or any others here in quite a while.

I also think the Orioles have moved further north for cooler air. It's been pretty bird quiet around here lately.
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