A hefty to-do list to woo world’s smallest bird

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Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2013 12:00 am

LOS ANGELES — The world’s smallest bird can take up a big chunk of a person’s spring to-do list: Trim the trees, weed the garden, make the nectar and hang the feeders.

With the beginning of spring, hummingbirds are making their way north after migrations that took many of them more than 500 miles across the Gulf of Mexico. They will return to the same yards where they have stayed in the past.

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