The Goods From the Woods: The art and war of hummingbird nookie

The Jasper Fitzhugh, June 3rd 2015

There’s a turf war going on in our neighbourhood, and someone is going to get hurt. They usually do.

Like small metallic orange bombs dropping in j-shaped streaks from the sky, the rufous hummingbirds have returned, letting loose their Tie Fighter-esque battle cry as they clash over territories with all the hormone-fuelled violence I’ve come to expect from these small but mighty hyper birds.

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