I mentioned a few days ago on twitter that I was making my own hummingbird nectar. Iâ€™ve had a hummingbird feeder that my mother had given me a while back, and this is the first year we are using it in our garden. Actually, we have the feeder hanging right outside the kitchen window so not only can I see the cute birds while cooking or cleaning the kitchen but also when Iâ€™m outside hanging out with the kidlets.
So far Iâ€™ve only seen one little guy hanging out at the feeder but he is OH SO HAPPY to drink from it. Each time he visit he gives off his happy little chirp while he drinks. But just as quickly as he came, quickly he must go.
I attempted to snag a photo of him today but I was out there too late in the day (I really must try and take a photo earlier in the morning when heâ€™s the most active at the feeder).
For those of you that are curious….I looked up several different hummingbird nectar recipes and they all pretty much said the same thing, but the recipe on about.com explains the doâ€™s and donâ€™ts pretty well.