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Posted on May 4th, 2020 in How To, Urban Forestry, Wildlife | No Comments »

Hummingbirds are a popular attraction in any backyard. The ruby-throated hummingbird is the only species of hummingbird that nests in the Hoosier state. These colorful visitors are migratory and arrive from their wintering grounds around mid-April. So now is the time to place the hummingbird feeders.

Watch this short video to see how easy it is to make and fill your hummingbird feeder along with resources showing when and where they migrate.

Resources
Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Yard (pdf), The Education Store-Purdue Extension
Preventing Wildlife Damage – Do You Need a Permit?, The Education Store, Purdue Extension resource center
Selecting a Nuisance Wildlife Control Professional, The Education Store
How to Construct a Scent Station, The Education Store
Question: How do I properly relocate raccoons from my attic?, Got Nature? Blog, Purdue Extension FNR
Nuisance Wildlife, Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Brian MacGowan, Wildlife Extension Specialist
Purdue Forestry and Natural Resources


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