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Old 08-27-2019, 12:39 PM
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I'm in District 5..I have read the deed restrictions document but i didn't see anything about bird feeders i.e. hummingbird feeders not being allowed in yards. I am thinking its a no no in the front but maybe OK in the back yard. Your thoughts or experiences please.
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Old 08-27-2019, 12:53 PM
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Old 08-27-2019, 03:39 PM
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Old 08-27-2019, 07:56 PM
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I'm in District 5..I have read the deed restrictions document but i didn't see anything about bird feeders i.e. hummingbird feeders not being allowed in yards. I am thinking its a no no in the front but maybe OK in the back yard. Your thoughts or experiences please.
Thanks in advance for your assistance!
Not sure what abuts your back yard, but we and many of our neighbors have them in their back yard, which abuts a preserve. We love seeing the birds, but no longer put out the feeders as the bobcats hang out by the feeders and prey on the feeding birds.
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Old 08-28-2019, 06:44 AM
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If you're specifically planning on putting up hummingbird feeders, I wish you luck. You just don't see as many hummers in Florida as you do in other eastern states. I believe it has something to do with the difficulty in migration from Florida across the Gulf to Mexico. They can actually fly that distance (though they arrive nearly starved to death) but those that start further north, hug the coast and spend as little time and effort crossing the Gulf are probably more successful. To get our fix on hummers, my wife and I usually have to visit her sister in Arizona as they have much larger numbers of hummers and much greater variety.
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I love having bird feeders in my backyard. It is wonderful to see different kinds of birds take advantage, especially rarer ones.

But trying to keep out all other types of critters and animals is an ongoing battle. I tried to get creative to stop squirrels from eating it all, and they outsmarted me a lot.
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If you're specifically planning on putting up hummingbird feeders, I wish you luck. You just don't see as many hummers in Florida as you do in other eastern states. I believe it has something to do with the difficulty in migration from Florida across the Gulf to Mexico. They can actually fly that distance (though they arrive nearly starved to death) but those that start further north, hug the coast and spend as little time and effort crossing the Gulf are probably more successful. To get our fix on hummers, my wife and I usually have to visit her sister in Arizona as they have much larger numbers of hummers and much greater variety.

Very interesting. Thanks for posting. I wasn’t aware of this.
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Birds, there birds around here? Had more birds 🦅 in Oklahoma than in my little area around here.
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If you're specifically planning on putting up hummingbird feeders, I wish you luck. You just don't see as many hummers in Florida as you do in other eastern states. I believe it has something to do with the difficulty in migration from Florida across the Gulf to Mexico. They can actually fly that distance (though they arrive nearly starved to death) but those that start further north, hug the coast and spend as little time and effort crossing the Gulf are probably more successful. To get our fix on hummers, my wife and I usually have to visit her sister in Arizona as they have much larger numbers of hummers and much greater variety.
I’m had more hummingbirds in day in Oklahoma than I see in year around here.
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Old 10-25-2019, 01:27 PM
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There is another consideration with bird feeders. Bird seed attracts rodents. Rodents attract snakes...
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