[Mnbird] unexpected nighttime feeder visitor

Jim Ryan muchmoredoc at gmail.com
Sat Aug 15 22:29:14 CDT 2015


I know orioles become a lot less conspicuous sometime in late June but I
believe they don't all leave until about mid-September. Good luck getting
some at your feeders before they're gone!

On Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 9:58 PM, Kristy Walker <kw at kristywalker.com> wrote:

> 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.
>
> Kristy Walker
> Excelsior mn
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Aug 15, 2015, at 9:44 PM, Jim Ryan via Mnbird <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.
>
> --
> Sincerely,
>
> Jim Ryan
> Vadnais Heights
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Sincerely,

Jim Ryan
Vadnais Heights
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Measure yourself by your best moments, not by your worst. We are too prone
to judge ourselves by our moments of despondency and depression.- Robert
Johnson
<http://www.famousquotesandauthors.com/authors/robert_johnson_quotes.html>

<http://www.famousquotesandauthors.com/authors/robert_johnson_quotes.html>Courage
can't see around corners, but goes around them anyway.- Mignon McLaughlin
<http://www.famousquotesandauthors.com/authors/mignon_mclaughlin_quotes.html>
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