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Old 01-28-2009, 09:24 AM   #1
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Default First time this year my feeder froze this Winter

One satellite feeder froze last night 27 degrees. my other two feeders had a little slush in them. My Anna's were up before the sun came over the mountains. I had already thawed the feeders out by time they arrived.

I may have a nesting Anna's already. She is in the same Live oak that was used last year.

I get a resident Blue-throat and Magnificent this time of year also. For those you that don't know both these Hummers are almost the same size as Chipping sparrows. In SE Arizona they are year round residents.
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Old 01-28-2009, 09:55 AM   #2
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awww, he's a cute little guy
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Old 01-29-2009, 12:43 AM   #3
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I lost a heating wand this year when the temps dipped down to somewhere around -29. First time I've lost a heating wand. Pretty picture DS. We don't think of Arizona getting snow but it does.
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Old 01-29-2009, 10:37 AM   #4
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I remember being in Flagstaff during a huge blizzard. We drove down the mountain and into the desert and watched the storm from a distance. It was very cool and not something I could ever experience at home.

I couldn't put seed in my feeder last week without bringing the feeder indoors to thaw out... the ice coating had sealed the lid on tight.

Of course, that is not that uncommon for my feeders at this time of year.
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