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Webcam Getting More Active as Days Grow Shorter

As fewer flowers are in bloom, the hummingbird feeders are becoming more and more active. There are still a few bees here and there, so I am afraid of putting the vacuum feeders up yet. As soon as I am able, you will easily see fifty to sixty hummers at once on this cam! Carole…

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Very Active Birds on a Rainy Day in LA

The birds can’t drink nectar from flowers as easily on rainy days. They get more “bang for their buck” so to speak at the feeders. This was taken at 9:20 am – not normally the highest feeding time. I expect the feeders to be this active all day long. Enjoy! Carole Studio City, California

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Praying Mantis Season is Over (At Least on the Deck)

Update: The two praying mantises (manti?) have mated and gone, presumably to make their little egg sacs. The hummingbirds are safe. It is thought by many that the non-native Chinese Mantis is the only one big enough to catch a hummingbird. This is not so. The two I had on the deck were native Bordered…

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