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It is important that you bring your hummingbird feeders inside when the temperature drops to the 55 degree mark where you live. Humingbirds do migrate south to warmer temperatures for the winter. One of the indicators that they look for is the absence of food sources. It is almost impossible for them to leave if the food source is there. Because they are so small, temperatures below 55 are very likely to kill them.

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Q: Why would hummingbirds still be trying to get water from a frozen feeder in the winter rather than flying south?
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