Migrating hummers have arrived

rvird01August 31, 2014

I hadn't seen any of my regulars for a few days. But tonight I saw a male at a feeder, yay!

Rhonda

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mehitabel(z6 MO)

Hope you get a dozen of them!

    Bookmark   September 1, 2014 at 12:19AM
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shillanorth Z4 AB

Well, keep those feeders topped up - I still have Ruby Throated and Rufous here but probably not for long!!!!!

    Bookmark   September 1, 2014 at 1:16PM
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zzackey(8b GA)

I haven't seen any Rubys here for about a week. Maybe mine came to visit you?

    Bookmark   September 1, 2014 at 1:21PM
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shillanorth Z4 AB

Boy - that would have been some detour!!!!!(I am in SW Alberta, Canada).

    Bookmark   September 1, 2014 at 4:28PM
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zzackey(8b GA)

LOL! I was looking at the first poster in a closer zone!

    Bookmark   September 1, 2014 at 4:36PM
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rvird01

Thanks all! I'll definitely keep a few feeders up, maybe one through the winter just in case ;)

Rhonda

    Bookmark   September 1, 2014 at 10:06PM
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flutterby_9b-10a(9b/10a)

I hung our feeders on Monday and spotted our first male ruby yesterday !!

    Bookmark   September 5, 2014 at 8:46PM
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dee_can1

Our hummingbirds, here in Nova Scotia, are really late leaving this year. Usually we don't see them past mid-August in my garden, but we're still seeing them into September - it's been very warm here, though, in August and September. Hopefully they'll be safely down your way soon.

    Bookmark   September 7, 2014 at 7:52AM
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dreamgarden(z6)

We still have hummers hanging around here in the midwest. We aren't experiencing the same problems with drought as our neighbors in the SouthWest, but I plan keep my feeders out as long as I see birds. Same with fresh water.

A link that might be useful:

http://www.wildbirdhabitatstore.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=237:special-report-drought-birds&catid=2&Itemid=195

    Bookmark   September 21, 2014 at 12:11PM
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angelimperfect36(9)

you guys are so lucky! I am in Florida in zone 9b. I just hung up my first hummingbird feeder. So keeping my finger crossed!!! I also have plants thats supposedly to attract them as well. I have a butterfly garden.

    Bookmark   September 30, 2014 at 4:11PM
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