Hummingbirds are back!!!

Discussion in 'Discussion Group' started by Kent, Mar 19, 2011.

  1. Kent

    Kent Well-Known Member

    Yep, got at least 2 regulars for the past few weeks now. Keep those feeders out.
  2. markfnc

    markfnc Well-Known Member

    mine are going thru a whole feeder (not a big one) every week.
  3. Kent

    Kent Well-Known Member

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  4. peaches

    peaches Well-Known Member

    Have you seen any yet? We've had our feeders up for a month already, just in case! Just changed the food again this morning.
  5. Kent

    Kent Well-Known Member

    No sign yet. But we're keeping fresh sugar water out, too.
  6. BuzzMyMonkey

    BuzzMyMonkey Well-Known Member

    Any day now.
  7. Kent

    Kent Well-Known Member

    Yep, just saw my FB Memories from last year and today was the 1st day I spotted one. I hope to get one to light on my finger or hand this year. Gonna give it a shot.
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  8. Heather Ernst

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  9. Kent

    Kent Well-Known Member

    Well, I finally spotted a male hummingbird on one of our feeders! Welcome back to my little friends!!
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  10. Lucky1

    Lucky1 Well-Known Member

    We saw our first one yesterday! Feeder is out! I was surprised because we are in the mountains!!
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  11. gcoats3

    gcoats3 Well-Known Member

    Very few this year on our feeder.
  12. Auxie

    Auxie Well-Known Member

    Still waiting to see my first one this year!
  13. gcoats3

    gcoats3 Well-Known Member

    We ended up having a lot of hummingbirds this summer. Have not seen them in a couple of fays. Maybe the headed south early this year.
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  14. Kent

    Kent Well-Known Member

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  15. Wayne Stollings

    Wayne Stollings Well-Known Member

    [​IMG]Harry Turtledove‏ @HNTurtledove
    Harry Turtledove Retweeted Jeff VanderMeer

    I've seen this in Los Angeles. Hummingbirds are bad-tempered, badass little critters.

    [​IMG]Jeff VanderMeer‏Verified account @jeffvandermeer
    Learned today from Kim at Broadway Books here in Portland that hummingbirds who live near hawks fearlessly go after the hawks, buzzing them and complaining at them, and in general telling them to stay the hell away.

    5:02 PM - 5 Apr 2018
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  16. Auxie

    Auxie Well-Known Member

    Must be FEMALE Hummingbirds going after MALE Hawks!!!
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  17. cynadon

    cynadon Well-Known Member

    I don't know about humming birds and hawks but I wish you could see the eagles and crows fighting at my house!
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  18. Auxie

    Auxie Well-Known Member

  19. poppin cork

    poppin cork Well-Known Member

    I have been seeing them for about a month now in Johnston and Pamlico counties.
  20. gcoats3

    gcoats3 Well-Known Member

    Have not seen a hummingbird in about 3-4 days. Are they still around?

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