[Mnbird] Yard Nesting update

Steve Kreofsky stevek at wakconstruction.com
Sun Jun 12 16:30:10 CDT 2022

Great crested flycatcher jealous of his reflection. Stopped today…he was at it the three previous days

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> On Jun 12, 2022, at 1:31 PM, carol schumacher via Mnbird <mnbird at lists.mnbird.net> wrote:
> Rose-breasted Grosbeak females returned to open feeders 6/6 and the males a few days later. Yup
> Gray Catbirds have no time for Blue Jays in the yard. Chasing occurs several times daily which tells me they have eggs/nestlings.
> Baltimore Orioles sounded off 6/8 just like Broad-winged Hawks do when eggs hatch. Similar behavior for similar circumstances?
> Most interesting are hummingbirds.
> Females showed up on one day! And later than average. Yesterday 3 females were on a 3 port feeder at the same time. Each had unique and new breast feather “markings” leading to a suspicion each is on a nest.
> Previous yeas I’ve found nests in 2 state parks near streams and in semi-open woods near creeks/rivers. While on the lookout,  luck would be required here. 
> Carol Schumacher
> Winona on the Mississippi
> Birdminn at yahoo.com
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