what you need to know about the responsibility of feeding humming birds. what you don’t know can kill them. please either follow the things in this article or simply don’t put out feeders. good intentions are deadly to these small birds. for instance, 3 days is it for the nectar in a feeder. after that, pour it out, wash the feeder, not using soap, but vinegar and water or if there is mold on the feeder because “you forgot about it”, use bleach. the instructions in this article are detailed and accurate. i’ve had a hummingbird sanctuary for 7 years. they stay all year long. they bring so much joy and their lives are hard enough without well meaning humans, harming them out of well meant actions.
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