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Re: [CALBIRDS] Rufous Hummingbirds

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  • Feather Forestwalker
    Thanks for the location info. Am not as good at the southern part of CA as northern. :) Feather ... From: Guy McCaskie To: Feather
    Message 1 of 4 , Mar 14, 2006
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      Thanks for the location info.

      Am not as good at the southern part of CA as northern. :)

      Feather

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Guy McCaskie" <guymcc@...>
      To: "Feather Forestwalker" <feather@...>;
      <CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com>; "Marianne Selay" <markselay@...>
      Sent: Tuesday, March 14, 2006 4:55 PM
      Subject: Re: [CALBIRDS] Rufous Hummingbirds


      > Feather,
      >
      > I am very familiar with the status and seasonal occurrence of birds in the
      > Imperial Valley, and know of NO record for Broad-billed or Broad-tailed
      > Hummingbird there. My copy of Sibley shows NO green dots in the area of
      > the
      > Imperial Valley. There are green dots in San Diego County and along the
      > lower Colorado River for Broad-billed Hummingbird, and green dots for the
      > area of mountains in Los Angeles/western San Bernardino Counties and the
      > Lower Colorado River for Broad-tailed Hummingbird. These green dots cover
      > areas as large as the Imperial Valley, so should not be used as "proof" of
      > occurrence in relatively small areas such as in the City of Imperial,
      > Imperial County.
      >
      > Guy McCaskie
      > 954 Grove Avenue
      > Imperial Beach, CA 91932
      > 619-423-7524
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Feather Forestwalker" <feather@...>
      > To: <CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com>; "Marianne Selay" <markselay@...>
      > Sent: Tuesday, March 14, 2006 8:32 AM
      > Subject: Re: [CALBIRDS] Rufous Hummingbirds
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      >> According to at least my Sibley's, Rufous, Allen's, Calliope,
      > Black-chinned, Costa's, Anna's, and the occasional Broad-billed, and
      > Broad-tailed, all make an appearance in your area, if not all summer long
      > during the breeding season, then "just a-passin' through" during
      > migration.
      >>
      >> The Rufous will find itself all the way north to southern Alaska.
      >>
      >> Hope that helps,
      >> Feather
      >>
      >>
      >> ----- Original Message -----
      >> From: Marianne Selay
      >> To: CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com
      >> Sent: Monday, March 13, 2006 1:33 PM
      >> Subject: [CALBIRDS] Rufous Hummingbirds
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      >>
      >> Today there have been two Rufous Hummingbirds at my backyard feeder and
      >> sitting in the oliander bushes. I've never heard of them being in
      >> Imperial CA before, and they certainly haven't been in my yard ever;
      >> usually I just see Anna's and Costa's Hummingbirds back there. But the
      >> lighting is perfect, and I could see them very well. They match exactly
      >> the description and pictures in the two field books I own. I am
      >> confident that these are Ruffous Hummingbirds,but I am wondering where
      >> they come from and why they are here. Could they be passing through as
      >> they migrate somewhere else, or could they have moved to Imperial like
      >> just about everyone else in California seems to be doing?
      >> Marianne
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