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Some tips for feeding hummingbirds include using feeders and plants that are bright red, using ant guards to prevent hummingbird nectar from being contaminated, keeping the feeder clean and placing two or more feeders in... More »

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New Jersey residents can begin to put hummingbird feeders up at the end of April. Hummingbirds begin to show up just before the summer season begins in June. More »

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The type of food you put in a hummingbird feeder is called nectar, which can be made at home. Simply add 1/4 cup of sugar per 1 cup of water. More »

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Hummingbirds prefer brightly-colored plants that provide shade, shelter and food, preferably with enough room between plants to allow them to hover easily. White table sugar dissolved and fermented in purified or bottled... More »

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Hummingbirds eat a combination of nectar from flowers and small flying insects. Nectar is the more widely known and understood hummingbird food. Scientists have noted that the shape of the birds' bills and tongues are hi... More »

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Location, climate and the birds' migratory habits determine the ideal time to put out feeders. In some areas, such as along the Pacific coast and the Southern Texas coast, you can offer year-round feeding, while hummingb... More »

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To make hummingbird nectar, mix one part sugar to four parts water. Stir the mixture as you heat it on the stove until it begins to boil. Remove it from the heat and let it cool to room temperature before pouring it in t... More »

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