This question is at least partially motivated by the concern that leaving a feeder up will prevent hummingbirds from migrating in the fall. This is a myth. Hummingbirds (and all migratory birds) have an instinctive inner urge that tells them to move. No healthy hummingbird would ever stick around just because you’ve left your feeder up in the fall. But there are some good reasons to keep your hummingbird feeders up! Find out why.
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