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Bird Cams Nov 18
⌛Today is your last chance to win a feeder from ! All you have to do is share your favorite hummingbird species from the cam for a chance to win. We’ll share who takes the top spot later this week!
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West Texas Hummers Nov 17
cont'd:Unlike larger woodpecker species, they rarely dig deep into wood, & they do not store food or capture insects midair. They rarely feed on the ground. In general, males more often forage on trunks & branches, while females forage on smaller plants & bushes
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West Texas Hummers Nov 17
Ladder-Backed Woodpeckers forage for insects by picking, probing, gleaning, flicking, prying, or tapping with the bill, and they can be quite acrobatic, twisting and turning, balancing with the wings open, and hanging upside down in pursuit of food
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West Texas Hummers Nov 17
Ladder-backed Woodpeckers eat mostly insect larvae and some adult insects. Prey include wood-boring beetles, leafworms, ants, caterpillars, and hemipterans, and occasionally they take cactus fruit.
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West Texas Hummers Nov 17
11/17/2019 12:21 Ladder-backed Woodpecker still has a sweet tooth
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West Texas Hummers Nov 17
11/17/2019 12:19 Within 1 minute of our gracious Cam Hosts hanging the new suet feeder, Male Ladder-backed Woodpecker comes for a sample
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West Texas Hummers Nov 16
7:14 11/16 A male Broad-tailed Hummingbird is one of the early visitors to the feeder.
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West Texas Hummers Nov 14
Has any hummer earned a special place in your ❤️ this season? Were there any whose behavior or plumage especially caught your eye? Share your favorites and you could win a hummingbird feeder courtesy of !
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West Texas Hummers Nov 13
12:02 11/13 The adorable Black-crested Titmouse is a bird of Texas and northeastern Mexico
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West Texas Hummers Nov 13
11:23 11/13 A white-winged Dove doesn't let its size keep it off of the seed feeder. Note that its tail is tipped in white and set off with black stripes from the gray underside.
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West Texas Hummers Nov 13
10:54 11/13 Ladder-backed Woodpecker and Pine Siskins.
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West Texas Hummers Nov 12
8:43 11/12 Hummer and NON-hummingbird (Ladder-backed Woodpecker)
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West Texas Hummers Nov 11
As the hummingbird season winds down, our excellent cam hosts are starting to prepare for welcoming some other birds to the cam view for the winter…stay tuned over the coming weeks as we get to know more of the NON-hummingbirds of the Davis Mountains!
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Ivymoss Nov 10
11/10/19 ~ 16:41 Butterfly, hummingbir and bees share the feeder =))
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Gloria Marie Nov 10
The male Ladder-backed Woodpecker has returned to for an afternoon snack. Lovely split tail, with good view of the back ladders.
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West Texas Hummers Nov 9
7:26 11/9 Even with fewer hummingbirds passing through, some are still not willing to share the feeder.
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West Texas Hummers Nov 8
Michael C. from Norwich, CT is going home with his favorite model from , the Prohibition Top-Fill Feeder. Michael notes, "The top fill design and large capacity make this a winner! A beautiful and functional design."
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West Texas Hummers Nov 8
Leslie W. from Portland, OR is receiving the classic "Our Best Glass Feeder" from . Leslie likes that there are perches for the birds on this popular model, and its practical style looks easy to clean!
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West Texas Hummers Nov 8
Sharon H. from Sun City West, AZ is excited to add another Antique Green Bottle Feeder from to her collection. Sharon says, “I have 5 of these and they are lovely to look at throughout my garden- [this feeder has] subtle beauty."
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West Texas Hummers Nov 8
Holly M. from Queensbury, NY won a Plastic Window Feeder from . Holly liked the style because “I love watching them up close. Those tiny little birds are amazing and entertaining."
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