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Very Active Birds on a Rainy Day in LA

The birds can’t drink nectar from flowers as easily on rainy days. They get more “bang for their buck” so to speak at the feeders. This was taken at 9:20 am – not normally the highest feeding time. I expect the feeders to be this active all day long. Enjoy! Carole Studio City, California

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Bye Bye Mr. Squirrel!

I had to take some action this morning. In order to control the bee population, I have had to temporarily change all of my vacuum feeders to saucer feeders. I did, however, leave one vacuum feeder up for the pair of orioles that are still coming onto the deck. The orioles do not seem to…

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Two basic types of hummingbird feeders.

Hummingbird Feeder Types: Saucer vs. Vacuum Feeders

You may have noticed that I changed the type of hummingbird feeders on the webcam. This is a method to help control bees. There is a drought in Southern California, and the local bees are desperate for water. What could be better for them than a water source that is sugary to boot! The bees…

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