by caydebug 02 May 2009

It's that time of year again. Our hummingbirds are back. They are just now coming back strong, last week we saw only 3 this week we've seen 10 at a time. Wanted to share them with you.

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by shirlener88 03 May 2009

Great photo's!

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by waterlily 02 May 2009

That's so cool! I have never seen a hummingbird. YOu are very fortunate to see so many of them.

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by cracker 02 May 2009

I was just taking pictures of my hummingbird tonight. Brave little fellow. then the rain started. But with all the flowers and honeysuclke, wel'll have more soon. I just love them.
great pictures.
I buy the ready made nector, just add water. Guess I'd better stock up with all the feeders I've got.

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by tippi 02 May 2009

I love to watch the hummingbirds. One year I visited my Mother in Missouri and sat out on the porch and was buzzed by at least a dozen of them. It was evening and they were all hungry.

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by gerryb 02 May 2009

Love them! We have ONE coming to our feeder and he's such a bully! There can never be another one anywhere near "his" feeder! How DO you get such nice, polite hummers!!

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by blhamblen 02 May 2009

GREAT Pics...I saw them for the first time on a vacation in California...but My Mom says they have them in upper Wisconsin tooo

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caydebug by caydebug 02 May 2009

We love our Humming Birds

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by lyn4 02 May 2009

Please post another photo if you can when the rest arrive. We don't get these beautiful birds where I live (South Australia). I find them absolutely gorgeous. Thank you!!

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caydebug by caydebug 02 May 2009

I will. We usually spend all summer taking pics of them. We begin with making approximately 6 to 8 cups of nectar a week for about the first month (thats 1 cup sugar to 3 cups of water). In July that will jump to maybe a gallon a week and sometimes more. I have seen my Dad use 20 lb of sugar every two weeks just on hummingbird food. There are 3 of us in the camp where we live who have atleast 3 feeders up all summer and we are constantly refilling them. My feeders hold 3 cups each so thats 9 cups a week for now. In July it will grow to 9 cups every other day. They eat like my grandkids lol.

brn2btl by brn2btl 02 May 2009

I do 4 parts water and 1 part sugar and I have them yearly. This will cut back on your sugar. However, this is the recipe I found in a magazine on them.

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by ewroland 02 May 2009

Sweet

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caydebug by caydebug 02 May 2009

Thank you.

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by gg2009 02 May 2009

Thanks for sharing.

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caydebug by caydebug 02 May 2009

Your Welcome

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by marymoore 02 May 2009

oh wow brings back memories thank u for sharing this my grannie loved humming birds we have them and woodpeckers and mountain blue birds wild finches lol the list could go on like blue jays cardinals

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caydebug by caydebug 02 May 2009

Yeah, we have most of them also. This year our Blue Jays are huge. I keep feeding socks out for the finches, also.

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by caydebug 02 May 2009

This is just the begining. In a month or so there will be 40 to 50 at a time.

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