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Books in our library

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Outside Your Window - Nicola Davies; Mark Hearld (Illustrator)
ISBN: 076365549X
Publication Date: 2012-02-14

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The National Audubon Society - Stephen W. Kress; Roger Tory Peterson (Foreword by); Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
ISBN: 0789401398
Publication Date: 1995-09-09

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Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds - James E. Gerholdt
ISBN: 1562395866
Publication Date: 1997-01-01

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The Hummingbird in the Flowers - Susan Q. Foster; Oxford Scientific Films Staff (Photographer)
ISBN: 0789403374
Publication Date: 1989-01-01

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The National Audubon Society North American Birdfeeder - Robert Burton; Stephen W. Kress; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
ISBN: 0789403374
Publication Date: 1995-09-09

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Birding - John Forshaw; Terence Lindsey (Editor)
ISBN: 0783547528
Publication Date: 1999-05-01

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Simon and Schuster Children's Guide to Birds - Jinny Johnson
ISBN: 0689801998
Publication Date: 1996-04-01


Nectar Recipe

Hummingbird Food Recipe Make Your Own Nectar

To make your hummingbird food recipe solution, follow these instructions without deviation from ingredients. When creating a sugar solution for your feeder, the best ratio is 1 part white, granulated sugar to 4 parts water, since this closely approximates the concentrations found in the nectar of wildflowers they prefer.

To make a little over 1 cup of hummingbird nectar recipe solution (normally enough to fill a standard feeder) follow the below directions:Hummimngbird food recipe

  1. Make sure your feeder is cleaned thoroughly before adding new solution.
  2. Boil 1 cup of water.
  3. Stir 1/4 cup of white granulated sugar into the 1 cup of heated water.
  4. Stir until sugar dissolves.
  5. Cool, fill your hummingbird feeder and serve!
  6. Any leftover nectar can be stored in the refrigerator for 2 weeks.


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