Hummingbird Feeder

   I’m a birds lover , there something with birds that makes me happy. When the spring is finally here the first thing I bought is this red feeder for hummingbirds. As soon as I hang it , two birds are keep coming back. Taking pictures with this creature is such a challenge. They fly so fast and they are very sensitive with movements. But they will let you watch them as long as you were few feet away from their feeding area and you don’t move.  I took a couple of shots on this little dude isn’t it so cute? Days after I notice no birds coming back. I check the feeder and found out the group of ants invading the whole feeder. Some ants are dead floating in the left over nectar fluid I’m so frustrated. It took me like an hour to clear it up. And i tried to figure out how to keep those ants away to the feeder. Finally after my thorough research I discover this fly sticky trap is very effective. I cover half of the feeder stand with this sticky trap and whoola ants stop climbing the stand. Now we enjoy more our afternoon relaxation at our backyard with free birds sight seeing.

They are known as hummingbirds because of the humming sound created by their beating wings which flap at high frequencies audible to humans
They are known as hummingbirds because of the humming sound created by their beating wings which flap at high frequencies audible to humans

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Hummingbirds drink nectar, a sweet liquid inside certain flowers. Like bees, they are able to assess the amount of sugar in the nectar they eat; they normally reject flower types that produce nectar that is less than 10% sugar and prefer those whose sugar content is higher.
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Peekaboo!

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