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Make An Origami Hummingbird Decoy


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Any male or female hummingbird that enters another's territory gets chased by the feisty territory holder. The surprise is that it doesn't even have to be a REAL hummer! Naturalist Sarah Dalton has seen these little flying warriors attack a stained glass hummingbird hung by the feeder, as well as the colorful origami hummers she makes. Sarah sent us these samples and folding directions.

Have fun making your own origami hummer decoys to hang outside by your feeder--and don't forget to watch to see what happens!

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