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First hummingbird feeder up and first hummingbird sighting for 2016

We put our first hummingbird feeder up on Wednesday afternoon, April 20th and had our first hummingbird sighting for 2016 a week later on the 27th at about 6:30 that evening. It was a male ruby throated hummingbird. April 27th … Continue reading

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Final hummingbird sighting for 2015

Our final hummingbird sighting for 2015 was September 12th and I think that was about the last time we made a post. If I remember correctly, our first sighting was almost a week earlier than usual. For the most part … Continue reading

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Our final hummingbird pictures and sightings for 2014

Our final hummingbird sighting for this year, 2014 was September 14th. That’s one day earlier than last year. For the most part, we had as many visitors as in previous years except our early and nesting time sightings seemed to be … Continue reading

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First hummingbird sighting and pictures of 2013

First hummingbird sighting for 2013 was on Thursday, May 9th one day before the same time last year. The first to arrive was a male rubythroat about 6:00 pm followed by a female a couple of hours later. We’ve seen … Continue reading

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Hummingbird photos from one of our valued blog visitors

Here are some hummingbird photos sent to us from one of our valued blog visitors, Nicole Green in Slocomb, Alabama. Even though these pictures are all Rubythroats, Nicole told us she had a Rufous hummingbird at her feeder about a week ago also. … Continue reading

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August is our best hummingbird month

August is our best hummingbird month because we have the most activity in that month. The Fall migration starts for us around the end of July or beginning of August. We’ll have three or four hummingbirds visiting the feeders and … Continue reading

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Hummingbird nectar recipe

From what we have read and from what we do the most popular hummingbird nectar recipe is four parts water and one part white sugar. Some people say you should boil the water first and others say it doesn’t matter,we just use cold … Continue reading

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