North American hummingbirds in winter


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This video from California is called Hundreds of Hummingbirds at Bird Feeder.

By Melissa Mayntz in the USA:

How to Keep Hummingbird Nectar From Freezing

Feeding Winter Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds are some of the most desirable backyard birds, and while they’re typically only found in most backyards during the summer – with the exception of the Anna’s hummingbird, a year-round Pacific Coast resident – the occasional hummingbird can overwinter in northern areas. This brings up the problem of how to keep hummingbird nectar from freezing so these tiny birds always have a reliable source of food even when flowers may not be blooming.

The Dangers of Cold Weather

Hummingbirds have a high metabolism, and while they have ways to keep themselves warm, including going into a torpor at night to preserve energy, a sudden cold snap can be deadly if they don’t have a reliable source of nectar…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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