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#5915664 - 09/06/15 05:52 PM A few Hummers
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There have been quite a few of these guys around the last few days. At least 8 to 10 which is quite a bit for our area.





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#5915668 - 09/06/15 05:55 PM Re: A few Hummers [Re: Michael W.]
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cheers Great pics
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#5915690 - 09/06/15 06:06 PM Re: A few Hummers [Re: Michael W.]
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Great pics indeed!

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#5915724 - 09/06/15 06:25 PM Re: A few Hummers [Re: Michael W.]
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Man, those are awesome pics! I have a lot more this year than ever before, too. They are emptying one full feeder a day! I can hardly keep up with them.
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#5915738 - 09/06/15 06:31 PM Re: A few Hummers [Re: Michael W.]
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Beautiful little birds.
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#5915991 - 09/06/15 09:29 PM Re: A few Hummers [Re: Michael W.]
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My wife loves her hummers and all the others in our back yard...tons of goldfinches now-buntings and grossbecks. plus about 25 or 30 limits of dove...

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#5916059 - 09/06/15 10:00 PM Re: A few Hummers [Re: Michael W.]
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They are thinning out up here, guess they are starting to move south.
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#5916110 - 09/06/15 10:38 PM Re: A few Hummers [Re: d.g.ruff]
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Originally Posted By: d.g.ruff
Man, those are awesome pics! I have a lot more this year than ever before, too. They are emptying one full feeder a day! I can hardly keep up with them.
Same here. There seems to be fewer the last couple of weeks though...Beautiful pics of beautiful birds.
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#5916343 - 09/07/15 08:16 AM Re: A few Hummers [Re: Michael W.]
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Amazing pics. Saw one at my house yesterday morning. I see quite a few this time of year.
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#5917188 - 09/07/15 06:38 PM Re: A few Hummers [Re: Michael W.]
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thanks for the comments. I love watching these little dive bombers. They have emptied 2 feeders since yesterday. With a cold front on the way , not sure how much longer they will stay here.
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#5917801 - 09/08/15 06:32 AM Re: A few Hummers [Re: Michael W.]
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#5917845 - 09/08/15 07:26 AM Re: A few Hummers [Re: Lazyman]
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Originally Posted By: Lazyman
Beautiful little birds.


X2. Great photos!!!!
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#5917906 - 09/08/15 08:09 AM Re: A few Hummers [Re: Michael W.]
d.g.ruff Offline
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Originally Posted By: Michael W.
thanks for the comments. I love watching these little dive bombers. They have emptied 2 feeders since yesterday. With a cold front on the way , not sure how much longer they will stay here.
Since I have had so many of these things this year, I did a little research. And let me tell you, they are incredible little birds. The website, hummingbirds.net, has a migration map and is full of info on them. It says they aren't driven by temperatures at all...and how the old wives tale of "better take them down by Oct. 1" is not true. I bet I still have anywhere from 20 to 30 of them hanging around. And I mean HANGING AROUND. I put out 6 cups of syrup this morning. at least half of it will be gone when I go home from work. I have a video of one eating out of a feeder I'm holding. I almost got one to land on my finger, lol. I'm having a blast with them! I have never seen so many in one place but one other time, and that was in Colorado. Anyway...enjoy them!
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#5917952 - 09/08/15 08:41 AM Re: A few Hummers [Re: Michael W.]
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awesome pics....thanks

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#5918193 - 09/08/15 11:01 AM Re: A few Hummers [Re: Michael W.]
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Unbelievable pics!

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