Sunday, August 26, 2007

"[I]f seeing just one hummingbird is a thrill, imagine watching a few hundred at one time"

For several weeks in September, as thousands upon thousands of ruby-throated hummingbirds pass through towns near the Gulf of Mexico in their fall migration, thousands of people gather to watch them.

Lamar Story, the chairman of the Rockport event, said that he went through 40 pounds of sugar last year during the two-month-long hummingbird migration
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