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Mon Feb 25, 2013, 05:54 PM

Do you have hummingbirds? Do you put food out for them? Do they

beat on your door when the feeder gets low? Ungrateful little bastards!

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Reply Do you have hummingbirds? Do you put food out for them? Do they (Original post)
ohiosmith Feb 2013 OP
In_The_Wind Feb 2013 #1
ohiosmith Feb 2013 #2
In_The_Wind Feb 2013 #5
Wait Wut Feb 2013 #3
ohiosmith Feb 2013 #4
pipi_k Feb 2013 #6
Gorp Feb 2013 #7
sarge43 Feb 2013 #8

Response to ohiosmith (Original post)

Mon Feb 25, 2013, 05:56 PM

1. sigh

I did. Yes, they did.

now I'll find another flock

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Response to In_The_Wind (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 25, 2013, 05:59 PM

2. They're all the same!

Alert away stereotype police!

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Response to ohiosmith (Reply #2)

Mon Feb 25, 2013, 06:17 PM

5. I do have a few very special hummingbird stories.

am a slave to teh featherheads

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Response to ohiosmith (Original post)

Mon Feb 25, 2013, 06:06 PM

3. Yes, yes, and no.

But, the scrub jays will sit outside the back door and scream when the birdfeeder is empty. And I do mean SCREAM. It irritates me so much that I actual cheer when the woodpeckers scare them off. GO WOODY!!!!

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Response to Wait Wut (Reply #3)

Mon Feb 25, 2013, 06:07 PM

4. Hahahaha!

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Response to ohiosmith (Original post)

Mon Feb 25, 2013, 06:19 PM

6. I get them here but

my fences are covered with honeysuckle, and other tantalizing flowers populate the yard so the hummingbirds don't ever get nasty if their feeders go empty.

Although I have caught them hovering at the kitchen window sometimes. But they're relatively polite about it.

Not like the White-tailed deer.

They show up at 4 PM each day, and if the feeder isn't overflowing with food, they will line up and stare at the house, directing all sorts of bad deer curses at us.

I swear, if the doors weren't locked at night, they would probably break in and stomp us to death as we slept.



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Response to ohiosmith (Original post)

Mon Feb 25, 2013, 06:40 PM

7. Our garden and yard in general is all the food necessary to attract them.

 

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Response to ohiosmith (Original post)

Mon Feb 25, 2013, 06:53 PM

8. Promptly at 3pm every afternoon last summer,

the blue birds would perch on top of their nest box and stare at the back door until Himself brought them their ration of meal worms.

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