Bird Feeders

is red dye bad for hummingbirds

Is Red Dye Bad For Hummingbirds?

When making sugar water for hummingbirds a lot of people are unsure whether or not to add red dye to the mixture. It is generally considered that red dye is harmful to hummers, but this hasn’t actually been proven. Earlier dyes were associated with carcinogens, so they were avoided before […]

how do birds find feeders

How Do Birds Find Feeders?

Many people enjoy putting feeders out for the birds in their garden. It can be great fun watching birds such as hummingbirds feed and the food can be an important source of nutrition for the birds at times of the year when their natural food sources are scarce. If you […]

how to keep ants out of your hummingbird feeder

How to Keep Ants Out Of Your Hummingbird Feeder

Having Hummingbirds all over your yard is a magnificent sight, indeed. They are among the smallest of birds, most species measuring 7.5–13 cm. Sometimes, these small little fellows need our help badly. However, keeping them inside of your yard can sometimes be a tricky job- especially if you are fighting […]