Wildlife: Hummingbird

There are many hummingbirds at my house. We go through 6 to 8 feeders a day. This one obliged for a close up.

By Suntydt from Tazewell, TN

Hummingbird Upclose


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September 28, 2011 Flag

I had already taken down my hummingbird feeder BUT on seeing a flash of one come to the window I put it back up with sugar water in it. Sure enough, up came this fat little fella. He should have already flown south by now. I understand they really fill-up before flying south for the winter.


By Eileen H.

Hummingbird at Red Feeder

September 28, 20110 found this helpful

Hummingbirds that are traveling south will stop at a feeder as they travel. Unless you are at the North Pole you very easily could be on a migration route. I wondered about this at one point and realized they may find feeders when they are traveling back North in the spring to get to their birth area.

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September 28, 20110 found this helpful

Thanks to all who told me about their Hummingbirds, and I will do as suggested, leave the feeder up even in winter. I am so lucky that they come right up to the kitchen window, I love to watch them.

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September 28, 20110 found this helpful

Could you all please vote for me, with the price of sugar these days I could do with the $25.00 prize money to keep my feeder in sugar water all winter. LOL

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October 9, 20110 found this helpful

Well, I learned something about hummingbirds, too. I have never seen any here on Long Island, but friends say they have. I didn't know some don't fly south, I wonder how they survive the winter? Your photo is marvelous. I've heard it's hard to photograph them as their wings beat so fast. I voted for you anyway, but your comment about the price of sugar is hilarious! I hope you win. In any case, you're very kind to take care of the birds all year round. Best Wishes!

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October 17, 20110 found this helpful
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