Hummingbirds and Rhododendron flowers
Andrew.Rozefelds at SHELOB.ECC.TASED.EDU.AU
Tue Dec 30 16:52:28 CST 1997
To avoid any confusion I am sending this again - with the correct spelling
Are there any records of Hummingbirds being poisoned after ingestion of
nectar from Rhododendron flowers?
Rhododendrons are known to be poisonous. The nectar contains grayanotoxins
and honey produced from Rhododendron flowers is known to be poisonous to
Would welcome any comments/suggestions back.
Andrew Rozefelds PhD
PO Box 252-04
HOBART Tas 7001
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