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Attracking Orioles

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Not many birds catch your eye the way Oriole’s do. Their vibrant orange and black colors are almost surreal. To go along with their striking appearance, Orioles have a beautiful song. Which they like to sing in the early morning.For those of us that are lucky enough to have them, we certainly want to keep them. And for those who don’t have them, I’m always asked how to attract them. There are many things you can do to attract them, but first you should understand their habitat and when they are here in our area. Continue reading

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Ruby Throated Hummingbird

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Hummingbird nectar is very close in composition to the pure natural nectar hummers harvest from flowers. Sugar is their natural diet. Hummingbirds also eat insects for protein. The only caution about using hummingbird nectar is that you must mix the proper solution and clean and maintain your hummingbird feeder. Although these two tasks are small, they must be done with responsibility. Continue reading

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