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disappearing hummers

Posted by litrhody (My Page) on
Fri, Aug 7, 09 at 21:25

I have had hummers all summer, all of a sudden they have disappeared. I clean feeders every 2 days and put fresh nectar. Any ideas.

Anna


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RE: disappearing hummers

Where are you located? I am in central NY and I think mine have migrated early also. No action at the feeders for the last few days...

Lois


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RE: disappearing hummers

I am in Delaware and some of mine are gone. I am seeing new adult males, so I know that migration has started here in the mid-Atlantic.


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Correction: I had one female at about noon today, but not sure if she was one of my "regulars." The action has definitely slowed down at my place! Lois


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I have fewer hummers as well. Not sure why. As far south as I am (south TEX) you'd think they would wait longer to begin migration. Another change here is that they want the blooms more, sometimes not even going to a feeder before they leave. I think our two year drougth has something to do with that.


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