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December 01, 2015

Rufous Hummingbird at Feeder

As winter sets in, Rufous Hummingbirds remain the only species of hummingbirds frequenting the feeder. These "extremist" birds usually winter in southern California, south Texas and Mexico but have been increasingly seen as far north as southeastern US and even certain northeastern states in recent winters!  

November 30, 2015

Blue Jays Duke it Out

Watch two Blue Jays duke it out at the Cornell Feeder over breakfast, especially at 0:33! Blue Jays have a dominance hierarchy in their flock, but it fluctuates. You will often see these aggressive interactions at feeders as individuals bicker about their status over access to food. 

November 19, 2015

Male and Female Acorn Woodpeckers

The West Texas Hummingbird Cam had a male and female Acorn Woodpecker visit this morning. Notice how you can tell the one in the back is a female by the black band between red and white patches on her head. A small but important difference!