how much of the powdered hummingbird food to how much water? I have lost the instructions?

how much of the powdered hummingbird food to how much water? I have lost the instructions?

24 March, 2010 (07:41) | hummingbird food | By: admin



Need to know what kind — but I agree its better to just make your own sugar water! Don’t use anything with coloring in it — its not necessary and most experts agree its not safe for the little guys!!

Random Posts:

  • Can sunlight ferment hummingbird food? Causing bird deaths? Yes it could. It is very important to keep the nectar (1 part white sugar and 4 parts water) fresh and in a clean feeder. After the Hummingbirds are using the feeder, it can be gradually moved to a location where it is not in full sun all day. This will help the solution not ferment and grow mold a
  • Anole laps up hummingbird food.A green anole lizard enjoys a meal of hummingbird food spilled down from the feeder hanging outside my window. This is too cute!Duration : 0:0:38[youtube 5WXF1bzXa0s]
  • Hummingbirds Eating and How to Make Their Food.These are some of my California Hummers. I have 6 feeders that they empty in just a few days. Most of my hummingbirds stay all year. I use 2 cups of white sugar to 2 quarts of water. First start with a clean feeder. When making the food… add about 2 cups of super hot water in a 2 qt. pitcher to di

Comments

Comment from denise r
Time March 24, 2010 at 12:51 pm

this might work: 1 gallon water, 4 cups granulated sugar…bring water to boil,when it reaches a boil add sugar and stir,boil an additional five minutes while stirring,remove from heat,cool,place in refrigerator till cold…fill your feeders,change every three or four days…enjoy watching your hummingbirds!!
References :

Comment from GreatPhotos
Time March 24, 2010 at 1:31 pm

Need to know what kind — but I agree its better to just make your own sugar water! Don’t use anything with coloring in it — its not necessary and most experts agree its not safe for the little guys!!
References :
http://www.hummingbirdsociety.org/HB101/feeders.htm

http://www.hummingbirds.net/dye.html

Write a comment