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Year-round Hummingbird Feeder Guide

Year-round Hummingbird Feeder Guide If you decide to offer a hummingbird feeder, it's essential for the birds’ safety to maintain it following the recommended guidelines all year round. The best food for hummingbirds  Hummingbirds have the highest metabolism of any warm-blooded animal. A high... Read More

Helping Hummingbirds – Feeding Hummingbirds Properly

While planting a native flowering garden will provide the best natural source of food for hummingbirds, supplementing with a properly maintained hummingbird feeder can provide additional sustenance to local hummingbirds. However, in order to help and not harm, you must ensure your feeders are properly maintained.

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The Ultimate Quick Guide to Hummingbird Feeders

Ideally, all hummingbird feeders should be taken down in September of each year before migration begins. Leaving feeders up will not discourage migration, as hummingbirds that migrate are instinctually driven to do so, however; it can alter their behaviors. In some cases, these feeders are left up unknowingly and without proper care, which can ultimately lead to the fungal infections, starvation and death of the hummingbirds which have become dependent on them for survival.

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