This little hummer was trying so hard to get some food!!
Saturday, 12/7/13, at 8:10am. Temperature was 16 degrees!! Brrrrr!!
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Amantias at Green Lake
Anonymous says ... on Sunday, Dec 8 at 2:37 AM
They have a tough time as it is getting the calories they need to survive. But in this kind of weather, looking bleak for that little bird. I would suggest increasing the sugar content and giving it a thawed feeder at least a few times a day.
Anonymous says ... on Sunday, Dec 8 at 8:08 AM
If you're using the standard mix double it. Won't hurt them and maybe it won't freeze as fast.
Anonymous says ... on Sunday, Dec 8 at 9:02 AM
we use spotlights that we mount underneath the feeders. they keep the juice from freezing, even overnight. works great! you can get them at home depot, they even come with a clamp that allows you to attach it to the feeder post.
deedapoo says ... on Sunday, Dec 8 at 11:36 AM
I brought the feeder in to the house last night - it was all thawed out for breakfast this morning!! Everyone was happy, including me! Looks like I might have to get a small seed feeder - other birds were looking for food, too!
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