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By Kim Harris
Managing Editor 

Bully bird gives others the boot; how to combat aggressive hummingbird behavior

 

Last updated 11/9/2018 at 2:10am

Kim Harris

A hummingbird comes in for a landing at a feeder in the front yard.

The hummingbirds in my yard flit through the air with their wings fluttering at nearly 50 miles per hour as their tiny bodies hover above the flowers gathering the nectar that fuels their fast-paced lifestyle.

There are so many hummingbirds that call California home, from Costa's and Allen's Hummingbirds to the gorgeous ruby throated hummingbird that many of us see on a daily basis. Many of them call my drought tolerant landscaped yard home, and we love just sitting on the front porch to watch them.

Due to the large number of hummingbirds that buzz in and out of our yard and our love of the...



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