Speak Up: Hummingbirds spreading wings quickly in Delaware


They’ve been seen around the honeysuckle at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge’s visitor center.And flying around the refuge’s milkwood. And on flowers near its Finis Pool.

But those are hardly the only hummingbird landing spots in Delaware.

  • We had our first one last week in Georgetown. Now, we have three flying around! — Andrea Dangerfield
  • Haven’t seen any yet, but my feeder is out and ready! — Beth Caldwell Colona
  • Got my first one today, here in Dover. — Brenda Thompson McCoy
  • One was at my feeder in Magnolia. — Leeann Reynolds
  • Are you sighting any hummingbirds down in Lewes? — Liz Stahl
  • Dewey Beach, last week. — Joan Bilek Cote
  • I am so hoping to be lucky enough to have them in my yard. The feeders have been up and new water in them every week. — Tim Buckmaster
  • I saw one Friday in our feeder. A ruby-throated one. — Adrienne Seplowitz
  • Have one in Seaford. — Rita Perdue-Dayton
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