Hummers are Here

gldno1April 22, 2014

I saw my first one this morning just about sunrise. I quickly made sugar water and DH went out to the Milk Parlor and got the feeder. We had no sooner hung it than a hummer was back taking a sip!

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helenh(z6 SW MO)

Thanks Glenda. I was just wondering when to put out grape jelly. I am stingy and have been feeding birds corn chops and suet cakes. I get some cute chickadees with the suet and the corn is bringing the birds including a predator hawk of some sort that almost got two cardinals.

    Bookmark   April 22, 2014 at 6:00PM
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janie1979

Didn't know hummers got here so early! I love them though, so better get my feeder out on the porch.

    Bookmark   April 23, 2014 at 11:19AM
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Sharpchick(7b)

I always get my male scouts by the end of March.

Even this year when we were in the deep freeze.

    Bookmark   April 23, 2014 at 5:26PM
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christie_sw_mo(Z6)

I caught just a glimpse of something buzzing past my garage yesterday and thought it might have been a hummingbird. I need to get a feeder put up.

    Bookmark   April 25, 2014 at 3:20PM
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pomonaflower

We're 30 miles north of the Missouri/Arkansas state line and we have had hummers for about a week. Finally got the feeder hung on Friday and they've been showing up regularly. Always a welcome sight!!!

    Bookmark   April 27, 2014 at 1:22PM
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joeinmo 6b-7a

Just spotted today - put out my feeder hopefully will be back to get a sip

    Bookmark   April 28, 2014 at 9:24PM
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sharbear50(6a Bella Vista)

Yes they are here taking turns at the feeder. They take breaks and perch in nearby trees. So cute, I love watching them.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2014 at 1:19PM
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