"Although there are 300 kinds of hummingbirds, the ruby-throated is the only one common throughout the Midwest." I have Ruby-throated hummer's, I believe I have 6 little friends that visit my feeder! I Love it!
How to get hummingbirds to nest! I love the mosaic look of the moss that humming birds sculpt onto their nests. Humming birds are very allusive but some people have actually trained them to trust the human hand.
Hummingbird Nectar Recipe 1 part parts water Boil the water first, then measure and add sugar, at the rate of cup of sugar to 1 cup of water. Let cool and store excess in refrigerator until ready to use. Do not add food coloring, honey