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First Hummingbird

Discussion in 'Gardening With Animals' started by thistlebloom, Apr 20, 2017 at 10:58 PM.

  1. Apr 20, 2017 at 10:58 PM
    thistlebloom

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    I saw our first hummingbird at the kitchen window feeder Tuesday. It was a little Calliope male. We surprised each other! I had just walked into the kitchen and the movement must have startled him, he zipped off into the trees.

    My husband reminded me that it was probably time to hang the feeders out on Sunday. This is the usual time of year they show up, but it seems early to me because it's been such a late spring. I'm glad he remembered or I might have missed seeing our little friend. Doesn't seem like there's much to forage on out there, but I trust they know what they're doing.

    Anybody else have hummers visiting?
     
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  2. Apr 20, 2017 at 11:20 PM
    Ridgerunner

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    Thanks for the reminder, my feeder isn't up yet. With my early spring it should have been up by now.
     
  3. Apr 21, 2017 at 4:11 AM
    Carol Dee

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    Dh reminded me it was about time to get the feeders out last weekend. They are up but I have not seen any yet.
     
  4. Apr 21, 2017 at 5:01 AM
    Collector

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    With all these cool temps and wet weather it doesn't seem time for them yet. Better get the feeders out and filled or miss out on them. Thanks for the heads up!
     
  5. Apr 21, 2017 at 1:45 PM
    so lucky

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    I've had a feeder up about 10 days, but only saw my first hummer yesterday. Or maybe Wednesday. Yesterday was a blur of rain and babysitting a 2 year old.
     

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