Tips for feeding hummers in the freezing temps:
- Remember not to adjust the mix! Keep it at a 1:4 ratio sugar to water.
- Use christmas lights wrapped about the feeder to keep it from thawing or
- Swap out feeders to keep them from freezing. Make sure to put the feeders out before dawn if you bring them in at night. I have several feeders and just rotate them.
Feeding hummers in winter
This Annas hummer in the pic below was up feeding just as the sky was seeing its first hint of light in the very early dawn this morning:
He's chilling out on the red huckleberry bush defending his favorite feeder. Invaders, beware!: