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Hummingbirds are some of the most enchanting creatures to watch. Their tiny bodies work fast so they can get to the delicious nectar within plants and flowers. Because of how small these creatures are, it can be difficult to spot them. One way is to attract them with a great Hummingbird feeder.
Unfortunately, it can be difficult to choose a Hummingbird feeder as there are so many options available, and there are a lot of factors and reviews to consider before making your final purchase. To help you out, we have found the 10 best Hummingbird feeders in 2022. Keep reading to learn what they are!
|Best Overall||Mosaic Birds Hummble Bold Wild Bird Feeder||
|Best Value||Perky-Pet Antique Bottle Hummingbird Feeder||
|Premium Choice||Mosaic Birds Hummble||
|SWEET FEEDERS Geometric||
|Palawell Store Hummingbird Feeder||
|Feeder Type:||Hummingbird and regular duo|
|Dimensions:||5.25 x 6 x 7.25 inches|
The best overall Hummingbird feeder is the Mosaic Birds Hummble Bold Wild Bird Feeder. This is one of the best Hummingbird feeders on our list because it has feeder options for both Hummingbirds and regular birdies. All you have to do is take off the lid if you want to attract regular birds, but put the lid in place if you want Hummingbirds specifically.
In addition to its convenience as a double feeder, this Hummingbird feeder is ideal because it comes with a bright red lid which attracts Hummingbirds. It also has four feeding ports so more than one Hummingbird can eat at one time.
We love the fact that this Hummingbird feeder is made from recycled glass and powder-coated metal. This gives the feeder an eco-friendly construction—given the bird feeder is used to provide for nature, we always look for materials that don’t harm nature in its creation.
If you are looking for a versatile, convenient, attractive, and eco-friendly Hummingbird feeder, the Mosaic Birds Hummble Bold Wild Bird Feeder is for you.
|Dimensions:||5.3 x 5.3 x 10.3 inches|
The best Hummingbird feeder for the money is the Perky-Pet Antique Bottle Hummingbird Feeder. Based on price alone, this Hummingbird feeder is one of the best value feeders on the market. At the same time, it is effective and has a beautiful finish.
Despite being so affordable, you would never guess it because of its beautifully antique appearance. It has an antique glass style that is bright red to attract Hummingbirds, plus pewter accents that make it look antique and rustic.
The Perky-Pet Antique Bottle Hummingbird Feeder is effective at attracting Hummingbirds as well. The primary color of this feeder is red, which is known to attract Hummingbirds. It can hold up to 16 ounces of nectar at once.
|Feeder Type:||Hummingbird and regular duo|
|Dimensions:||5.25 x 6 x 7.25 inches|
If you have the budget and want the best Hummingbird feeder that money can buy, we recommend the Mosaic Birds Hummble Bold Wild Bird Feeder. This Hummingbird feeder is similar to our best overall pick, the main difference being that the part that holds the Hummingbird feeder in place is aqua on this model, which helps to attract birds even more.
This extra pop of color makes the already effective Hummingbird feeder even more effective. In addition to the coloration, it comes with a red lid, four feeding ports, and durable construction. The materials are still eco-friendly and of high quality.
The only downside of this model is that it is more expensive, which you likely figured given the fact that it is a premium choice. The price may very well be worth it if you want a feeder that truly attracts Hummingbirds and lasts a long time.
|Dimensions:||4 x 3 x 10 inches|
If you live in an apartment, you might feel that you do not have the resources to hang up a birdfeeder. This is simply not the case. With the SWEET FEEDERS Geometric Window Hummingbird Feeder, you can attach the Hummingbird feeder to your window so that you can still enjoy nature, even in your apartment.
This feeder is very different from the others because it uses suction cups to attach to your window. You don’t need a yard or a hanging device to set this feeder up as a result.
The feeder is very attractive. It comes in both copper and aluminum finishes and has a red color to attract more Hummingbirds. The only downside is that this product is expensive.
|Dimensions:||9 x 6 x 6 inches|
The next bird feeder on our list is the Palawell Store Hummingbird Feeder. This feeder is great if you want a super colorful and beautiful feeder that will attract the attention of both Hummingbirds and humans. It has a distinctive handblown glass design that is both colorful and beautiful to look at.
It has a large capacity and can hold up to 34 ounces of nectar for your Hummingbird, allowing you to go quite a while without needing to refill the nectar. When you do have to refill it, it is easy to clean and easy to refill.
Surprisingly, this feeder is also very affordable, more affordable than most others on our list. No matter what your budget is, you will likely be able to afford this beautiful Hummingbird feeder.
|Dimensions:||7.5 x 7.5 x 8.5 inches|
The Perky-Pet 785 Mason Jar Hummingbird Feeder is a simple, attractive, and affordable Hummingbird feeder. It has an antique blue glass Mason jar top so you can see how much nectar remains. There are five white and yellow flower-shaped feeding ports so that more than one Hummingbird can eat at a time.
This Hummingbird feeder is a good choice if you want a simple model—it isn’t over the top, but it is attractive with good details. Its simplicity also means that the price is much more affordable than many other options.
One thing to keep in mind about this product is that it doesn’t use red or any other bright colors. Although this may fit the aesthetics of your garden, it is less likely to attract as many Hummingbirds. You need to keep that in mind before purchasing it.
|Dimensions:||4 x 5 x 6 inches|
The Nature’s Way Bird Products MJF1 Nature’s Way Mason Jar Hummingbird Dish Feeder is very similar to the last birdfeeder we looked at. It also has a Mason jar design, which makes it simple, attractive, and affordable.
Although it has a unique jar design, it still has four feeding ports, each of which is bright red. The bright red coloration is not too much to distract from your garden, but it is enough to get the attention of any passing Hummingbirds.
You will have to refill this Hummingbird feeder more frequently than others, though. It only has a capacity of 6 oz, which is not a lot, but it may be enough if you only have a small yard or a few Hummingbirds every year.
|Dimensions:||8 x 8 x 2 inches|
If you live in an area where Hummingbirds are incredibly common, you probably need a large capacity feeder. In that case, you need the Mary’s Sweety Hummingbird Feeder. This large feeder has a 12-ounce capacity and up to 25 feeding ports. This number of feeding ports is nearly four times the amount of the second-highest number of feeding ports on our list.
It also does a great job of attracting Hummingbirds as the lid is bright red. It even has a protective ant-moat feature to ensure that the nectar is only enjoyed by your Hummingbirds, not ants or other insects in the area. You can hang this product on a tree or on a specific fixture.
Price-wise, this model is really affordable and it isn’t too much more expensive than our budget pick. The model isn’t as durable as some of our other options, though, and it looks a bit cheap, but it is effective if you have a lot of Hummingbirds.
|Dimensions:||11 x 5.5 x 5.5 inches|
The Perky-Pet Daisy Vase Vintage Glass Hummingbird Feeder is a 24-ounce Hummingbird feeder. It has a classic daisy-based design with a red finish. Its appearance is attractive and effective at attracting Hummingbirds.
The price of this Hummingbird feeder is pretty notable as well. Even though it isn’t as affordable as our budget pick, it is quite a bit cheaper than many other options on our list. Most budgets will be able to account for this feeder.
Unfortunately, the quality of this product is not as great as some of the others. There are some complaints about how difficult it is to put back together after cleaning, as well as issues with the bottom rusting. You will need to take special care of this Hummingbird feeder for it to last a while.
|Dimensions:||6.3 x 6.3 x 9.9 inches|
The last Hummingbird feeder on our list is the More Birds Amethyst Jewel Hummingbird Feeder. This model has a classic base design—it almost looks like an upside-down wine bottle. It has an amethyst tint, which is attractive and looks great in any garden.
Most users report that this Hummingbird feeder is great at attracting Hummingbirds. Users note that Hummingbirds come from left and right in order to get a taste of the nectar!
The durability of this product is not very impressive, though. There are a lot of issues with leaking and rusting, and some users even report it leaking as soon as the first day of use. That being said, not everyone has this issue, making it a bit of a gamble about whether or not the product will be worth your money.
Since all of the Hummingbird feeders on our list are great, it can be difficult to know which one is right for you. Whether you decide to purchase a Hummingbird feeder from our list or look elsewhere, here are 5 factors to consider to make sure you get the best Hummingbird feeder for your needs.
Hummingbirds are specifically attracted to certain colors. Red tends to be the most effective color because it attracts the greatest number of Hummingbirds. Select a Hummingbird feeder that is completely red or at least has red features to attract as many Hummingbirds as possible.
Since Hummingbird feeders will be outside, you always want to select durable materials. Make sure that the material will not rust or break prematurely just because it is outside. Additionally, make sure that the materials are safe to put nectar in—you don’t want to use a dangerous material to feed Hummingbirds.
Different Hummingbird feeders have specific features. At the very minimum, look for Hummingbird feeders that have a perch area where the Hummingbird or other birds can perch if desired. You can also look for other features, such as versatility or multiple installation options.
Capacity refers to how much nectar the device can hold at once. The larger the capacity, the less often you will have to refill the feeder. Select a capacity that’s ideal for your refill ability.
Lastly, select a Hummingbird feeder that’s within your budget. Because there are so many great Hummingbird feeders available, you should be able to find one that meets the factors above while still being within your budget.
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After our research and reviews, the Mosaic Birds Hummble Bold Wild Bird Feeder is the best option. It is durable, effective, and attractive, and you can even upgrade to the Aqua model to attract as many Hummingbirds as possible. If you are on a budget, we recommend the Perky-Pet Antique Bottle Hummingbird Feeder instead due to its effectiveness and affordability.
No matter which Hummingbird feeder you select, make sure to consider the color, materials, features, capacity, and budget. That way, you get a Hummingbird feeder that is perfect for both Hummingbirds and for you.
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Robert’s obsession with all things optical started early in life, when his optician father would bring home prototypes for Robert to play with. Nowadays, Robert is dedicated to helping others find the right optics for their needs. His hobbies include astronomy, astrophysics, and model building. Originally from Newark, NJ, he resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where the nighttime skies are filled with glittering stars.
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