[Tweeters] "Pettable" hummingbird health question

Nadine Drisseq bearsmartwa at gmail.com
Fri Apr 7 21:54:23 PDT 2017


I think Kelly who runs Featherhaven songbird rehab would know the answer to
this. She's amazing and her facility and care is excellent.

http://www.featherhaven.org/

Nadine

On Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 9:53 PM, Nadine Drisseq <bearsmartwa at gmail.com>
wrote:


> I think Kelly who runs Featherhaven songbird rehab would know the answer

> to this. She's amazing and her facility and care is excellent.

>

> http://www.featherhaven.org/

>

> Nadine

>

> On Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 11:03 AM, Kristi Hein <khc at picturesandwords.com>

> wrote:

>

>> Hi Tweeters,

>>

>> I posted some photos of a Rufous Hummingbird that had perched for a while

>> on a nectar feeder hook, and a friend commented "I've seen a lot of

>> sitting hummingbirds this last year. Did I tell you that one, sitting on

>> our porch rail, let [her husband] pet it?"

>>

>> Would this be a sign of illness? I know Pine Siskins become very "tame"

>> when they have salmonellosis. I did some googling but without success.

>>

>> Thanks,

>>

>> Kristi

>>

>> Kristi Hein

>> khc

>> at

>> picturesandwords dot com

>> Anacortes

>>

>>

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