How much food do you put in a hummingbird feeder?

Answer The recipe for the nectar is 1 part regular white sugar dissolved in 4 parts water. Fill the hummingbird feeder to the top with the food and change it once a week, or when empty. The amount of humm... Read More »

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How much food is enough to put in a hummingbird's feeder?

Because a hummingbird would rather starve than eat spoiled food, it is best to fill the feeder according to how much your hummingbirds eat. Fill the feeder at half capacity (e.g., 6 oz. for a 12 o... Read More »

Which Animals Can Get Food from a Hummingbird Feeder?

Hummingbirds drink a red nectar, a sugar water mixture, out of specially designed feeders. The sweet sugar scent attracts many other animals and insects, such as ants, bees, bears, and raccoons. Hu... Read More »

How high should a hummingbird feeder be?

Hummingbirds tend to prefer elevated food sources, because it keeps them out of the reach of predators. Place your feeder at least six feet off the ground in an open area, so cats and other predato... Read More »

What other birds eat out of a hummingbird feeder?

Hummingbird feeders offer a sugary solution that mimics the nectar the tiny birds eat from flowers. No other birds tend to frequent these feeders; however, wasps, bees, and even bats can help thems... Read More »