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Tips For Feeding Hummingbirds

Posted: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 at 6:25 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Shaylon Cochran

With so much talk about tulips lately, it can be easy to forget the other wildlife that are returning after a long winter. Ruby-throated humming birds will be making their annual trek back from South America soon, according to Marion County Naturalist Marla Mertz. She says a few tips should be kept in mind for people interested in putting out food to help them along their journey. An easy recipe is 1 cup of sugar and 4 cups of water. She says to bring the water to a boil to sterilize it, add sugar, cool and put in your feeder.