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Ruby-throated Hummingbird Migration Time

  They’re on their way!   Ruby-throated Hummingbird Migration time 2018 is happening now.  They are heading northward with sightings in the more southern states of Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee, and North Carolina, and one so far in southeast Kentucky (my home state). Last year (2017) I noted that […]

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When Do Hummingbirds Migrate South?

When Do Hummingbirds Migrate South?     Are you getting a lot of hummingbirds at your feeders now?  We are here in Kentucky.  In fact my husband and I are filling up our feeders  every day now.  We don’t mind because it is that time of year when the adults as well as the young […]

The Best Hummingbird Nectar Recipe

Ruby-throated Hummingbirds have been making their appearance in our gardens again and if you haven’t already  you should put out your nectar feeders, that is if you want them in your yard.  This migration map from my post in March will give you more details as to how far they have migrated now. We have had […]

10 Interesting Facts About Hummingbirds

I love hummingbirds!  I first became aware of them when I was very young while visiting my aunt and uncle at their house out in the country.  She absolutely loved hummingbirds and every summer I remember seeing her hummingbird feeders hanging on her deck with hummers all around feeding at them. Hummingbirds are probably a […]

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Top 5 Best Hummingbird Feeders

Hummingbirds are coming!  Are you ready for them?  I know that I am here in Northern Kentucky.  It won’t be long before I start to see them at my hummingbird feeders and I cannot wait! I have several hummingbird feeders that I place around my home for these beauties.  There are two reasons why I […]

Fall Migration Birds

    You know when summer is over when you begin to see migrating birds passing through in your backyard,  nearby park, or by the lake shore. Birders get a little bit excited about this since usually July and parts of August doesn’t have much to offer but the normal birds that you see.   Now all […]

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When Should You Take Down Hummingbird Feeders?

Lots of Hummingbirds! I love this time of year because hummingbirds are very abundant at my feeders.  Just sitting on my deck being entertained by those Ruby-throated beauties as they zip around, chasing each other, and making their humming sound is enough to make anyone’s day.  This bustling activity started around late July and will […]

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Where are the Hummingbirds?

Hummingbirds You know them well, those small, zippy birds that flap their wings so fast (80 times per second) and make a humming noise.  Those beautiful birds with iridescent feathers that can fly right… left.. up… down… backwards… and even upside down.  They also will hover over a flower, a feeder, or maybe even you […]

Hummingbirds are Back!

In my case it is the Ruby-throated Hummingbird (or Hummer as I call it) that is back.  The Ruby-throated Hummer is the only hummer you will find where I live in Northern Kentucky.   Yes, there have been other species  here such as the Anna’s Hummingbird which somehow get lost in their migration  and end […]