Best Hummingbird Feeder Designs

November 26, 2016 at 1:45 am

With the many hummingbird feeders available out there, choosing the right one can be difficult. However, when buying, you should look for the feeder that is sturdy, easy to mount, and is easy to clean. Modern feeders are often bowl shaped for easy cleaning, unlike the old barrel type models. They are also mainly made of polycarbonate for strength and durability. Below is a list of four best hummingbird feeders you would consider buying.

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1.The HummZinger Feeder
This feeder manufactured by Aspects Inc is one of the best in the market, and comes with a three year guarantee. It has a shallow pan that’s transparent. All round it is a continuous rail where the birds can perch. It has a top that’s 15 cm in diameter. Round its top are four ports for the humming birds stick their beaks to feed. It can hold up to 12 ounces of nectar. Cleaning it is pretty easy as it involves just lifting the lid and washing the inside. All corners are round and accessible and therefore nothing will be left during washing. It’s bright red in color to help attract the birds and is made of very quality material; unbreakable glass like polycarbonate plastic.

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2. The Perky-Pet Model 221 “Oasis”
It’s relatively cheaper, and therefore doesn’t come with very quality materials. Which may explain its one year guarantee. However, its design and the features make it to stand out.
It basically consists of a clear plastic container and a red cover. There is a socket in case you want to pole mount it. Round the cover is a perch. It also comes with an ant moat to keep away ants. And the amount of nectar it can hold is enormous, seeing that it stands at 16. Its therefore ideal for those who find their feeders emptied so often.

3. The Droll Yankees Model L-F “Little Flyer”This model Droll Yankees Inc of the USA and takes the shape of a saucer with a snap in lid. Its made from polycarbonate and therefore very strong and durable. The base is clear while the top is red to attract the hummers. It has three ports and is capable of holding between 10 and 12 ounces of feed. The openings to the ports are made small enough to keep away bees and wasps. There’s also and internal ant moat.

4. The Aspects Jewel Box Window Hummingbird Feeder Its a favourite for those with a sense of beauty for it elegant jewel box design. The hinged cover makes for easy lifting of the top when refilling or cleaning. It has suction cups and is, therefore, easy to fix anywhere, on walls, windows, and anywhere else you would prefer. It has three feeding ports, and can carry up to 8 ounces of nectar. It comes with a detachable ant moat and the perch is raised for easy bird viewing.

Armed with knowledge of features that make a good feeder, you will be able to wade through the items available and make the best buy. This will avoid the disappointment of making a wrong choice.