How to attract and care for hummingbirds

hummingbird feeder

Have you every wanted to enjoy the beauty of hummingbirds? You can right in the comfort of your backyard by attracting hummingbirds to your gardens.

Although owning hummingbirds is unlawful in the United States, there’s nothing wrong with sharing your home property with hummingbirds.

Hummingbirds are not caged birds. They must roam free to live happy lives and maintain good health.

You can plant a variety of flowers in your front or backyard to attract hummingbirds such as crimson flowers.

What do hummingbirds enjoy eating from blossoming plants?

Hummingbirds enjoy eating nectar.

You can identify whether hummingbirds are living in your yard by inspecting your property for nests the size of walnut shells.

You will hear their wings flap like a humming audio.

The best way to attract humming birds to your yard is to have humming bird feeders present throughout. Hummingbirds can be attracted to both urban and rural homes.

The most attractive bird feeders to humming birds are red and pink feeders.

Flowers and shrubbery also help attract multiple humming birds.

Here are popularly used flowers:

-Cardinal Flowers

As for shrubs, purchase azaleas, honeysuckles and butterfly bushes.

Where can you place bird feeders?

You can position the humming bird feeder just about anywhere – on pole mountings, window mountings, and hangings.

Hummingbirds are extremely attractive to the color red. Use red ribbons; have the feeder placed in close proximity to a hanging plant.

It only takes hummingbirds one time to locate the humming bird feeder to keep them coming back for more. Once the birds know the feeder is present, you can position the feeder anywhere.

The following are hummingbird care and maintenance supplies you may want to consider:

-Feed cleanser
-Heat lamps for cold days and nights
Bird Food
Ornamental humming bird feeders
Gravel Paper for easy clean of bird droppings
-And other Bird care and cleaning supplies.

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