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I have a fig tree with ripe fruit. There are many birds in it including woodpeckers ( red-bellied ), don't know if he is eating fruit or bugs. The birds have eaten holes many fruits and some juice drips out. Do humming birds drink this available juice ?

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    $\begingroup$ I don't have time to track down reliable sources, but since some species are known to feed on tree sap from wells drilled by woodpeckers I would expect that at least some species will also consume fruit juice. At least one non-academic source agrees with this, but unfortunately it doesn't supply any references ... $\endgroup$ – tyersome Jul 11 at 21:43

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