Hummers in Michigan

bluebirdbabe(z5 MI)May 4, 2014

just posting to let Michiganders know to get your feeders out :) I saw a male hummer 2 days ago

Karen

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flyfishinggardener(6)

Put mine out a couple of weeks ago to get an early start but saw my 1st hummer on Sunday as well!

    Bookmark   May 6, 2014 at 3:06AM
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Debbi Branka(6)

I've seen 1 ever (been in my house 5 years). I just put a new feeder out last night. Not sure what I'm doing wrong or if our area just doesn't have any (about 20 miles south of Detroit).

    Bookmark   May 15, 2014 at 3:47PM
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shillanorth Z4 AB

You could always try hanging up a red tablecloth or bunches of red Solo cups throughout the yard - in other words, make your yard a big, red target!!!!! Sometimes it works!!1

    Bookmark   May 15, 2014 at 10:15PM
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mbrowne(9b Central CA)

And/or put out multiple feeders.

This post was edited by mbrowne on Fri, May 16, 14 at 0:43

    Bookmark   May 15, 2014 at 10:51PM
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mehitabel(z6 MO)

It also helps to watch right at first light or in the house before dusk. That's when they are mostly to visit. If you have them, of course, they will visit all day, but at dusk and dawn you are more likely to see them.

    Bookmark   May 15, 2014 at 11:26PM
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