Bird Feeders

best way to clean a hummingbird feeder

Best Way To Clean A Hummingbird Feeder

Watching a hummingbird feed is a wonderful sight. They can’t seem to get enough of sugar water, which is why you need to make sure they have a pleasant and tasty experience every time they visit your feeder. Why Cleaning Your Feeder Is Important If you turned up the restaurant […]

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 […]

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 […]