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Cold Temperatures
"He still looks very healthy," wrote an amazed observer.

"Female overwintering and visiting our feeder regularly. Bitter cold here - ice and snow." Calabash, NC (January 28, 2014)

"Very cold last night and snow. My little friend came to the feeder 7 am before full light. Temp last night recorded at 14 degree F." Ben in Richmond, VA (January 22, 2014)

"So far my wintering hummingbird has made it through some really cold days/nights. Tough little character!" Kathy in Eddy, TX (January 18, 2014)

"We had extremely low temps ( 5ºf ) a few nights ago and the next morning there they were. (See photo below.)" Ronnie in Statesville, NC (January 17, 2014)

male overwintering hummer
Photo: Ronnie Sherrill