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How to attract hummingbirds to my feeder when my neighbor also has an established feeder

I have had good results by placing a few drops of orange extract into the sugar solution. A gardening center manager gave me this tip a few decades ago.
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How to attract hummingbirds to my feeder when my neighbor also has an established feeder

Patience. If it goes two weeks without emptying the feeder, take it down, dump, scrub and refill (perhaps not all-the-way full if you don't have enough traffic to use it up in two weeks, yet.) Also ...
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