Attracting Hummingbirds




Here are some great gift ideas for the Hummingbird-lover in your life:


WBU High Perch™ Hummingbird Feeder: This is the perfect way to attract hummingbirds to any yard! It features a high perch that allows hummingbirds to perch easily, providing you with the best view of hummingbirds. The feeder comes with a built-in ant moat to deter crawling bugs from reaching the nectar and it has ports that keep rain water from diluting the nectar solution. It is so easy to fill, clean (top shelf dishwasher safe) and hang, and it's complete with a lifetime guarantee.

Available in a small 8oz or large 12oz size (pictured).



Hummingbird NectarWBU Hummingbird and Oriole Nectar: Serving a nectar solution in feeders will supply a dependable source of energy that is comparable to the flowers on which they naturally feed. Our WBU nectar is a high-energy nectar solution keeps Orioles and Hummingbirds robust and healthy.  It is 100% pure, safe, nutritious and beneficial with no dyes or additives. 

Use with a Nectar Bottle for easiest results!




WBU Nectar Bottle: The easiest way to make the perfect hummingbird nectar solution. Simply fill the container with warm or hot water, add one cup of table sugar or one box of WBU Hummingbird Nectar, replace the lid and shake until the sugar is dissolved. Use your new nectar solution right away, or use the bottle to store it in the fridge. The Nectar Bottle is top rack dishwasher safe, is BPA free and can hold 4 cups (1 Liter) of nectar.






Hummingbird Swing: The Hummingbird Swing is a wonderful addition to the hummingbird feeding in your yard. Hummingbirds are very territorial and will use the swing as a perch to keep watch over their food source. The Hummingbird Swing should be hung one to three meters from your hummingbird feeder. Just hang and watch your hummingbirds enjoy!





Hummingbird Feeder Fresh Nectar Defender: A new way to keep your nectar fresh! The experts and naturalists at Wild Birds Unlimited have tested this product for years and we are very excited to offer Hummingbird Feeder Fresh. Hummingbird Feeder Fresh protects the birds and prevents nectar spoilage naturally. It contains a mineral micronutrient, copper, that keep nectar fresh much longer. This same mineral micronutrient is part of a hummingbird's and oriole's natural diet of nectar and insects. With no artificial additives, colours or preservatives, this all-natural, bird-safe product also helps prevent cloudy nectar, which can put off your backyard hummers and orioles. Feeder Fresh Nectar Defender protects your nectar for weeks, and hummingbirds and orioles will enjoy fresh nectar every time they visit your feeder.





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Fun Facts 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