- Mix 1 part sugar with 4 parts water and bring to a boil.
- Cool and fill feeder.
- Extra sugar water may be stored in a refrigerator.
- Red dye should not be added.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Our hummingbirds are back! The first one appeared Monday morning and yesterday another one joined him, or her ... and they are already fighting over the feeder!
It has been cold and rainy and I haven't been able to capture any pictures yet, but I hope to this weekend. Here are some of my favorites from the past. I wonder if any of these are the ones who are here now? I like to think so.
I love this closeup of a hummer sticking his (or her) tongue out ...
(I really need to research how to tell the boys from the girls!)
Look at those sweet little feet!
I hope you have some hummers wherever you are. Here's the recipe for making safe hummingbird nectar: