HOW TO CLEAN A HUMMINGBIRD FEEDER

WHY IS A CLEAN HUMMINGBIRD FEEDER IMPORTANT? Keeping your feeders clean and hygienic is a vital aspect of feeding the birds. Not only are hummers more likely to imbibe from a consistently clean feeding station, but it’s healthier for them as well. Most hummingbirds would rather go without food than drink nectar that has gone […]

HOW TO ATTRACT SCORES OF HUMMINGBIRDS TO YOUR YARD

A viral video making the rounds on social media shows how anyone can attract dozens of hummingbirds to their backyard, porch or patio this summer, and enjoy endless hours of entertainment. The video, shot in Northern California, uses an ingenious horizontal hummingbird feeder, the Hummerbar®, to overcome one of the biggest impediments to attracting these […]

HOW TO GET RID OF BULLY HUMMINGBIRDS

Whether you’re a new birder or you’ve been feeding and watching birds for years, you’ve probably encountered a bully hummingbird. Despite their small size, hummingbirds have proven to be surprisingly aggressive at times. While this behavior may seem entertaining at first, it can make feeding these birds a challenge. If you’ve ever dealt with this, […]

THE BIRDS AND THE BEES: BATTLING BEES AT HUMMINGBIRD FEEDERS

We’re pretty sure you already know all about the birds and the bees – at least in the form of “the talk” parents have with their kids as they reach that certain age. What you may be less familiar with is the lesson about how birds – hummingbirds, in particular –have to deal with bees, […]

25 FLOWERS THAT ATTRACT HUMMINGBIRDS

Every bird lover knows that certain species are attracted to certain plants – whether for food, protection or a place to roost overnight. For hummingbirds, plant selection is especially important since they have evolved to feed in a very specific manner. They require sugary nectar to keep their wings flapping and their metabolism running at the […]

3 TIPS FOR PLACING YOUR HUMMINGBIRD FEEDER

You’ve purchased a Hummingbird Feeder from Gotoday. You’ve mixed their sugary treat and you’re ready to open your very own “hummingbird cafeteria.” But there’s just one question lingering in your head –- one people are always asking the experts here at Gotoday®: “Where’s the best place for a hummingbird feeder?” Well, never fear. We have […]