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Hummingbirds Ready to Revisit Acadiana

In mid-August, the Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds are back in our area for their fall migration! Since you can expect to see increasing numbers of them, stock your feeders and yard with plants to attract & fuel them for their long journey...

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10 Plants to Attract Hummingbirds

Want to appeal to hummingbirds? Consider these flowers they love to visit. Bee Balm Bee balm's blooms appear in mid to late summer, and can even remain into the fall. The striking flowers come in white, pink, red or purple, and complement the...

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Attract Birds with Plants

  Plants Latin Name Benefits Trees Apple Malus spp. Fruit, insects; nesting cavities Ash Fraxinus spp. Seeds, insects; cover Birch Betula spp. Seeds, insects;...

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For the Birds: Common Feeder Birds in Acadiana

Bird Feeder Foods Feeder Types Year-round     Blue Jay Black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower, striped sunflower, whole  peanuts, peanut hearts  safflower, millet Hopper, Tray, Whole peanut, Cylinder Brown-headed...

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