Light Notes

September 18, 2012

Nectar bats in desert rob from hummingbird feeder

Nectar bats migrate from Mexico -- and even farther south -- to the southeastern Arizona desert between April and October. The flowering cactus and agave lure them. The occasional hummingbird feeder serves as an extra reward for their effort.

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Lucy Luginbill


Lucy Luginbill is a career television producer-host and the Spiritual Life editor for the Tri-City Herald. In her column, she reflects on the meaning of her name, “Light Bringer.” If you have a story idea for Light Notes, contact her at 509-551-2191 or