hummingbirds

Migrating Hummingbirds

2013-08-24T14:11:40-06:00August 24th, 2013|McGregor News|

Don’t pack up your nectar feeders just yet. Hummingbirds are beginning their fall migration. Here in the south we have about a month more before the migration starts.  Want to estimate the number of hummingbirds using your feeders during migration?  Multiply each hummingbird you see by 5. Have 10 at your feeder, 50 are passing [...]

Hummingbird Nectar Recipe

2019-02-12T12:22:44-06:00March 10th, 2012|Articles|

Looking to make your own hummingbird nectar?  Here is a easy recipe.     1 Part Sugar 4 Parts Water Boil 1-2 Minutes Cool & Store In Refrigerator   Never use honey or artificial sweeteners! Honey ferments easily, and can cause sores in a hummers mouth. Artificial sweeteners have no food value. 

Attracting Hummingbirds

2019-02-12T12:24:39-06:00March 10th, 2012|Articles|

Would you like to attract hummingbirds to your yard or garden?  Hummingbirds are attracted to flowers, shrubs, vines and trees.  Below is a list of  flowers, shrubs, vines, and trees that hummingbirds are attracted to. Note: none of these need to be red in color, although the color red is attractive to hummingbirds. If in [...]