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I and many others have Annas all Winter here in Ladysmith. Now the Rufous are back. First male showed up that I saw on the 25th. I heard them before that but didn't see any. Today two male Rufous were having quite the to do in the back garden. I have two feeders back there, but of course so far they are choosing to defend the whole garden to all comers. The front garden with two feeders seems to be hosting the Annas. But I did see a female and a male Anna at the back garden feeder too. The Annas are nesting. This is the second year that I put out and they have been taking my Poodles hair. I put the hair out in onion bags and in suet cages.
I now know there is one Allen's Hummingbird here. One got trapped in our sun room, when I found it, it was laying on the floor not able to move. I moved it to a shady spot and watched it for about 20 minutes. It didn't seem to be getting any better, so I took it to the feeder on the front porch and kept dipping it's bill into the sugar water. After about 15 minutes it flew off.
This afternoon I decided to replace the old feeder at the front porch. It caused quite a stir, in just a few minutes there were 5 hummers competing for a spot at the new feeder. Looks like all Rufous or Allen's (thought I saw 1 Anna's, but didn't get a pic). I was surprised that the male Rufous that has been chasing evryone off the 2 old feeders didn't bother anyone at the new feeder.