Date: 1/1/18 5:24 am
From: Steven W. Cardiff <scardif...>
Subject: Re: [LABIRD-L] Frozen feeders
Paul (Labird)-
Thanks for posting the alert.

A great source of info on hummer feeders, feeder maintenance, cold
weather strategies, etc. can be found at the West Texas Avian Research

Donna and I have at least 60 feeders spread over several acres, so it's
going to be a long week.....

Steve Cardiff

On Mon, Jan 1, 2018 at 4:57 AM, Paul Conover <zoiseaux...> wrote:

> Labird,
> In a little over an hour, hummer hosts will probably find out how
> many hummers they have as their chilly hummers descend on feeders. Feeders
> will probably be the only food source for the next week, so remember to
> keep them thawed. I mention this only because some of you may be recent
> converts to winter hummer feeding and may not have ever had to deal with
> hummingbird feeders vs. extreme Louisiana cold, or may have just spaced out
> about your feeders as you worry about you plumbing.
> Some hosts have figured out ways to keep feeders liquid despite the
> freeze; I haven't, so I'll be rotating my feeders out if they start to
> freeze up.
> Bonne chance et bonne annee!
> Paul Conover
> Lafayette
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