A ray of sunshine amid the hurricane cleanup might include a hummingbird or two buzzing by.
Late August through mid-September is the peak of hummingbird migration, and the tiny birds are trying to feed as much as they can to fatten up for their long trip to Central America or Mexico.
Jane Patterson, president of the Baton Rouge Audubon Society, said hummingbirds will flock to feeders after hurricanes looking for nourishment since the winds will have blown away flowers, their usual source of food, from most plants.
“If you have ever wanted to see a hummingbird, now is the time of year to do it,” she said.
Read the full article by Louisiana Master Naturalist Colette Dean in the Advocate...