Saturday, June 14, 2014

Sad News

"Sad news for those of us following the nesting Ruby-throated Hummingbird, " wrote Pat Pollock [ on this morning's eBirdsNYC. She continued:

 "At 9:30 am 3 birders witnessed the invasion of the nest by a Baltimore Oriole who scared off the (f) sitting on the nest and helped itself to the eggs & contents.  One of the birders photographed the whole thing (Roman T. Brewka -- website: ]
Ruby-throated Hummingbirds and Nest - drawing by C.A. Reed -