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Types of Bird Food: Nectars

 

Almost as overwhelming as the choice of which nectar feeder to buy, is the choice of what food to serve in your feeder. Different species of birds are attracted to different nectar types.

 

The information below can help you make sense of the bags and bottles of nectar on the store shelves.

 

 

 

 

Hummingbird Nectar

 

Hummingbird Nectar is a high-energy food that should be made from 100% sucrose, with no artificial sweeteners.

 

Hummingbird nectar

Instant hummingbird nectar is a powder that mixes instantly with tap water. Liquid ready-to-use and liquid concentrate nectars are available as well.

 

Home-made hummingbird nectar can also be prepared using one cup of sugar with four cups of water. Using a sugar substitute or honey in your feeder is not recommended.

 

Want to know more? Read this article on how hummingbirds rely on more than just taste when deciding on how much nectar to drink.

 

 

 

 

Oriole Nectar

 

Oriole Nectar is a high-energy food that is made from 100% sucrose, with no artificial sweeteners.

oriole nectar baltimore oriole

Instant oriole nectar is a powder that mixes instantly with tap water. Liquid ready-to-use nectar is available, too.

 

Orioles are also attracted to fruit, especially orange slices.

 

 

 

 

 

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