[Mnbird] unexpected nighttime feeder visitor
kw at kristywalker.com
Sat Aug 15 21:58:39 CDT 2015
I thought the Orioles were gone. August 1 I didn't se any more. Took in my jelly feeders. Then this past Monday one came to the hummingbird feeder. So I the jelly went back out and he has come every day since.
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On Aug 15, 2015, at 9:44 PM, Jim Ryan via Mnbird <mnbird at lists.mnbird.net<mailto:mnbird at lists.mnbird.net>> wrote:
This is my first year feeding the birds in over 10 years. And the first time ever feeding orioles and hummingbirds.
I have not seen an oriole at the feeder since mid-June (but I see hummers daily) and so I left it empty up until about a week ago when I added some jelly, hoping for migrants.
The bees and hornets (and a squirrel) have been eating all the jelly so I stopped the jelly and switched to an orange half.
When I tried oranges in the spring they were left untouched.
This time of year the orange is a big hit with flies and wasps, which is pretty gross. So after dark tonight I was going to throw out the orange and I came upon a Cope's Gray tree-frog on my oriole feeder catching the flies!
I took a (lousy) picture but has not been uploaded to my computer.
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