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Hummingbird Feeding Problems #3!
August 29, 2020

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FAQ's Newsletter!

Issue #3....
Hummingbirds Fighting!
What To Do!

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FAQs Issue #3, August 29, 2020.

In this Issue:

1) Fighting Problems.
2) Our Hummingbird Starter Kit.
3) Other Problem Solving Products!
4) Our Hummingbird Migration Tracker App.
5) Shop for Everything Hummingbirds....Special E-zine subscribers discount.
6) Our Revised Pinterest Page.
7) Link on your mobile device.
8) Hummingbird Guide Social Network.
9) Contact Us with your suggestions for future E-zines

Message from Ruth & Jim:

This is a very concerning time in our society. Our hearts go out to everyone now being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

In Native American Culture, hummingbirds are seen as Healers and Messangers of Love,
Good Luck and Joy.
They also symbolize courage and resilience because of their long migration.

We hope your hummingbirds bring some comfort and distraction from these trying times.

Hummingbirds Fighting
can be an unwelcomed sight.

Hummingbirds fighting is a natural occurrence in nature. It is really more of a sparing contest between males which usually does not result with injury.

Hummingbirds fight to defend their food supply and the food supply of their offspring.

There are some species of hummingbirds that fight other species for dominance. One example is the Rufous species who will fend off the Anna's, Broad-tailed, Calliope and Black-chinned hummingbirds. They can also use this ability to fend off some other types of birds, such as blue jays who are much larger than them.

Hummingbirds are aggressive because they are territorial.

Male hummingbirds are very aggressive when claiming a new territory.
Keep in mind that this is essential for the survival of the female and her young. The male claims a territory and breeds with several females.

How To Prevent Some of the Fighting

First, remember that these birds have the fastest metabolism of any bird. Nectar is the end result of all fighting. If you provide only one feeder you will have trouble with several birds fighting over the feeder. Simply put out more feeders. Learn all about how many you may need and where to set them here.

Why Do More Feeders Work!

Place several feeders out of site of each other because male hummingbirds are territorial and will be on guard fending others away.

Try hanging several feeders around the perimeter of your house.

The hummingbirds in front of your house will guard the feeders that are visible in that location and the hummingbirds in back of your house will guard those feeders.

Another Benefit of Adding More Feeders!


By adding more feeders you will attract more Hummers!

The Hummingbird Haven Feeder

Learn More about Hummingbirds Fighting!

Hummingbird Lover Starter Kit

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Note: If you have decided to hang feeders, feeding hummingbirds is a commitment and there are 2 VERY IMPORTANT RULES you must follow:

Changing Nectar: You must be vigilant about changing the nectar regularly (every 3 to 5 days) to keep it from spoiling.
See our filling instructions here.

Cleaning Feeders: You must keep your feeders clean from bacteria which can be harmful to hummingbirds.
See our cleaning instructions here.

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