Author: Torrie Reed

do hummingbirds eat bugs

Do Hummingbirds Eat Bugs? [13 Bugs On Their Menu!]

Avid birdwatchers will probably be familiar with the importance of feeding hummingbird plenty of their favorite food – that is, nectar! Yet, if you’ve managed to attract these most exquisite of feathered friends to your feeders, you may also be keen on offering something other than just nectar. The question […]

what birds like safflower seeds

What Birds like Safflower Seeds?

Not to be confused with that of the sunflower seed, safflower seed is the more unique and often rarer type of bird food offered at bird feeders. However, if you’re looking to attract a specific type of bird that is partial to a bit of safflower seed, these seed types […]

are hummingbirds friendly to humans

Are Hummingbirds Friendly To Humans?

Hummingbirds are fascinating creatures who are, on the whole, friendly towards humans. After all we are so much bigger than them and we feed them so why would they want to attack us? Reasons Hummingbirds Can Attack Considering their size, hummingbirds can be aggressive, but most of the time if […]

how to stop a bully hummingbird

How To Stop A Bully Hummingbird!

When hummingbird season arrives it’s great to see them come and investigate your yard before feeding. You may find, however, that one or two seem to be bullying the others. To find out how you stop a bully hummingbird, you first need to find out what it is that makes […]

how to keep hummingbird feeders from freezing

How To Keep Hummingbird Feeders From Freezing

Hummingbirds aren’t known for living in cold weather climates, but during the breeding season some species do fly north, and some species are now resident in the US.  If the temperature drops, sugar water can freeze and the birds will go hungry. Colder weather also means that other food sources […]