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    Anna's Hummingbirds Fight for Mates and Territory

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    Judy Kennedy

    by Judy Kennedy

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    It's sundown in the Sonoran Desert, and several Anna's Hummingbirds have gathered for a showdown. From their bases in a creosote patch they launch aerial assaults including nose dive bombing -- in order to gain dominance over each other, feeders, and to impress potential mates. To find out more about how a hummingbird in love can move faster than a fighter jet, see the article I posted on Earthcove in Scoop.It or via Twitter @JudyWaywardmuse!