[CT Birds] Odd Pair plus sugar water

Roy Harvey rmharvey at snet.net
Sun May 4 07:32:21 EDT 2014


Actually plain white sugar is refined and cleaner. Do not use anything but refined Cain sugar!

Roy Harvey
Beacon Falls, CT

> On May 4, 2014, at 7:27 AM, zellene <zellene at earthlink.net> wrote:
> 
> Had both a junco and a ruby-throated hummer yesterday at my feeders. 
> 
> I make sugar water for my hummer feeders. I had been using the usual bag of granulated sugar from the market. While at Whole Foods I purchased some organic sugar to try. It makes a brownish liquid. Apparently regular sugar is bleached and contains some other artificial things in it. Not sure if it makes a difference to the birds, but I do not like the idea of there being chemical residues in the sugar.
> 
> Zellene
> 
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