I have heard that I need to take down my hummingbird feeder to make the hummingbirds migrate. Is this true? When should I take them down?
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Posted by Nancy on 7/10/2018 to Hummingbirds
It was cold enough in the Rocky Mountains that Dad agreed to reconsider tenting for a few nights. The fact that the Broad-tailed Hummingbird could survive the cold fascinated me. I have since learned that they enter a state of slow metabolism called torpor and only maintain a body temperature of about 54 degrees.
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