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Yes, I saw one this morning, and the level in my feeder is continuing to
drop as rapidly as when I knew there were two last week. I will have a
chance to watch more on Sunday, and will give an update.

Once again, if anyone wants to come and take a look, just call (573-335-1507).

----Bill



At 01:27 PM 12/9/2004 -0600, you wrote:
>Are there still hummingbirds in Cape Girardeau?  Kathleen Anderson,
>Columbia
>
>On Thu, 9 Dec 2004, bob lewis wrote:
>
> > A dark hummingbird is now using a feeder here in Farmington.  I tried
> to photograph it this morning but all I got was a silhouette.  It seems
> to be in the size class of a Rufous, possibly smaller than a
> Ruby-throated.  It has the white spots on the terminal tail feathers.
> > The vertical cheek marks are barely visible.  Perhaps the apparent
> darkness of this bird is because the sunlight is behind it.  But even my
> flash didn't seem to brighten it up.  Perhaps one of the mist-netters
> would like to come check it out.  I won't be available Friday but I can
> give directions to the house.
> > The address is: Don Asher, 109 Hawthorne, Farmington, MO 63640.  His
> phone number is 573 756-9139.  I am Bob Lewis 573 756-5484 and [log in to unmask]
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