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

Answer 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 »

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What's the best way to attract hummingbirds to a feeder?

Hummingbirds are attracted to red and to flowers. Hang your feeder near flowers. Make sure once they start coming to the feeder not to let it go empty. If they run out of food they will leave an... Read More »

Hummingbird feeder tips and how to get hummingbirds to come?

Don't buy the sugar solution - mix it up yourself, I think it is 1 part sugar to 4 parts water, but you should google that to be sure. I warm the water up in the microwave a little bit to make it ... Read More »

At what point do hummingbirds find a new feeder?

Hummingbirds are attracted to the colored sugar water. My mother puts one up every year.....but this year the humming birds came to the window before she even had it out.So they remember if you kee... Read More »

How much food do you put in a hummingbird feeder?

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 »