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 people talk about red dye being harmful for hummingbirds, it’s a controversial subject. It’s just as controversial as talking about our children consuming artificial colours. Red Dye that was exposed to rats and mice was shown to be highly carcinogenic and mutagenic. As a mutagen, Red Dye has the […]

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 […]