> As for the question about taking the feeder down, it seems to me that the
> very fact that the youngsters have left is evidence that they are driven,
> not by food, but by the length of daylight, so it is OK to leave the feeder
> up all winter, if you want. I will leave mine out for at least a few more
> days, just in case a few more hungry migrants come through.
> John MacArthur
> Marlboro, VT
I am of the same opinion. The frost tonight is going to encourage hummers to
migrate more effectively than any loss of feeding stations!