Do female ruby-throated hummingbirds guard territory?

eric580August 5, 2012

This morning I saw two hummingbirds chasing each other and the female landed on the fence and stayed there for about half an hour. Do female hummers establish territory? Please help.

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hawkeye_wx(z5 east-central IA)

Yes, female hummers will guard territory.

    Bookmark   August 14, 2012 at 12:19AM
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Thanks hawkeye wx I was so confused!

    Bookmark   August 14, 2012 at 10:11AM
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