Join us for Hummingbird Day!

Sat April 28th 10am-5pm 

Saturday April 28th is Hummingbird Day at Wild Birds Unlimited!

At Wild Birds Unlimited we LOVE hummingbirds so much that we devoted an entire day to celebrating their return! Come join us as we welcome back the hummingbirds: 

  • A seed planting table with native plants that hummingbirds love, from the Nature Guelph Wildflower Society
  • Consult Judy Brisson, a local Master Gardener about the best way to get your garden ready for the summer
  • Come speak with Pollination Guelph about different ways to attract pollinators to your very own backyard (from 11am to 2pm)
  • Learn about (and buy!) native plants that are perfect for attracting hummingbirds!
  • Purchase delicious local liquid honey, available in 500g and 1kg jars
  • Enjoy some tasty treats and refreshments during your visit



High Perch Hummingbird FeederSave 15% on All WBU Hummingbird & Oriole Feeders*

Saturday, April 21st - Monday, April 30th

A great way to get ready for their return! Watching hummingbirds visit your yard is one of the most exciting times in bird feeding!

Our feeders allow hummingbirds to hover or perch while feeding, giving you the best view! Our feeders do not leak and are equipped with a built-in ant moat to keep crawling insects out. They are easy to clean and also come with a lifetime guarantee.


*Valid only at Wild Birds Unlimited Guelph from April 21-30/18. Offer not valid on previous purchases or sale items.

 

Hummingbird with flowers

Other Info About Hummingbirds

Do Hummingbirds Migrate?
Hummingbirds are primarily migratory. The range map shows how far it takes for them to get to Guelph!

What Foods Do Hummingbirds Eat?
Sugar-water nectar, fruit flies drawn to rotting bananas. They prefer a 4 part water, 1 part sugar mix in their hummingbird feeders!

What Do Hummingbirds Look Like?
Male and female are similar with the male usually having a colorful gorget (throat patch). No seasonal plumage changes. Juvenile plumage resembles adult female.

Where Do Hummingbirds Nest?
Nests in trees. Will not use a nest box. Will use offered nesting materials, as well as spider silk and lichen. Their nests are the size of a toonie!

 Hummingbird on Nest