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My hummers have gone also, where are they.  What happened?  Jim
Fossard,Springfield

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From: MO Wild Bird Forum [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of
Evelyn Ford
Sent: Friday, June 10, 2005 6:40 AM
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Subject: Dramatic drop in Hummer population


I've been feeding Ruby-throated Hummingbirds for the past 7 years and
this is the first time I've had such a dramatic drop in their
population. A few weeks back someone posted a similair e mail but at
that time our Hummers were still as plentiful as ever. It's been the
last 3 or 4 days that the population went from my usual 40-70 Hummers
(sometimes more)down to about 5 or 6!  In the past, I've had to make
over a gallon of nectar a day!

I live in Southern MO, about 6 miles from the AR state line, very near
Lake Norfork.

Evelyn Ford

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