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> On Aug 25, 2017, at 9:00 AM, Susan Fortenberry <texas410...> wrote: > > Dear Fellow texbirders: > Please make extra Hummingbird nectar while you still have power. > > The morning after Hurricane Ike hit, I saw several humming birds > frantically searching my flower beds for nectar and I realized that the > wind and rain had stripped the flowers/nectar from the plants. > > I was lucky enough to have the use of a propane grill and hurriedly boiled > water and made several batches of nectar. I hung several feeders around my > yard and hungry hummers and hungry bees quickly found the feeders. The > hummers left one feeder alone and the bees took over that one. I had never > seen bees swarming a feeder like that before. > > This time I have made extra nectar just in case we lose power. > > Hopefully Hurricane Harvey will not be as bad as predicted. > > Susan Fortenberry > Sugar Land, TX > > > Edit your Freelists account settings for TEXBIRDS at > http://www.freelists.org/list/texbirds > > Reposting of traffic from TEXBIRDS is prohibited without seeking permission > from the List Owner > >