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Got a hummer in the garage and he can't find his way out. Help.
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Open the doors, it'll figure it out.
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Hummingbirds are amazing creatures. Hang a feeder or a flowering plant next an open door or window, it will be attracted to the color and hopefully find its way out.
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The door is open.
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Get a broom and kill it. You probably already have avian flu.
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I had the same problem....flew out that day.

Then another one came in which i didnt see, found him dead few days later.
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Cover the windows, turn out the lights, and keep the door open. The key is the escape route is the brightest thing to attract it.
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Originally Posted by Redfish44 View Post
Got a hummer in the garage and he can't find his way out. Help.
I had one do the same one time... He kept going towards the overhead lights.

I got a ladder and went up there and cupped my hands and caught him. When I got down and outside I opened my hands and he laced there for about 20 seconds "playing dead". Next thing you know he hauled a$$ and was gone!


If you do not want to do that, open the garage does and wait for dark. Put a night light outside the garage, and he will find his way out.

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Originally Posted by DJWILLIAMS View Post
I had one do the same one time... He kept going towards the overhead lights.

I got a ladder and went up there and cupped my hands and caught him. When I got down and outside I opened my hands and he laced there for about 20 seconds "playing dead". Next thing you know he hauled a$$ and was gone!


If you do not want to do that, open the garage does and wait for dark. Put a night light outside the garage, and he will find his way out.

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I think he's gone. He flew out when it got dark. Thanks.
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Been years since I got a hummer in the garage.
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Far as color. Plain clear sugar water will suffice. They could give a rats arse if it's red. Try it.
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Have a hot female hummingbird fly by the door.
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12Ga w/ 3 1/2" Magnum Turkey Load will do the trick
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They fly in because they see the red release handles dangling down and think "food." Cover your release with aluminum foil or paint them black. Problem solved!
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I find them in my garage dead all the time... Yours may have gotten out, but mine always fly to the ceiling, so most likely he got exhausted and you still may find him later on... Sometimes use a big fishing net to catch them, Sometimes say to hell with it and will get them after they go stiff.

I do like Sid's idea though....
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Originally Posted by Redfish44 View Post
Got a hummer in the garage

Good for you man.

I can't get one outside of the bedroom.
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I do the same thing David suggested. They will fly around the overhead lights and wear themselves out. Get a ladder and catch them in your hand then take them outside.
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I have had couple in the garage they just fly around the lights. I just hold a broom up close to them and they hopped on the broom. Walked them outside and they held onto the broom for a while and then flew away.

Loud little things!!
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They taste like chicken...takes a lot of them to make a meal though...

They are funny creatures, my wife has a couple of feeders, they are cool to watch. I was sitting on the deck the other night, I was about 6' away from 1 of the feeders. A hummingbird buzzed up to me and stopped about a foot from my face and just stayed there staring at me for about 15 or 20 seconds.

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