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What Materials Should Hummingbird Houses or Feeders be made of?
Hummingbird feeders and houses are usually made of acrylic or glass. They are also available in wood and plastic; however these do not work as effectively and may cause harm to birds (slivers and cuts). Hummingbird houses and feeders come in a variety of sizes and shapes and usually contain numerous feeding areas throughout feeder.
Where Should I Put My Hummingbird Feeder?
Ideally, a hummingbird feeder should be hung near a garden with bright flowers and plants. A flowery location is most likely to attract attention of hummingbirds. For your viewing pleasure, you may want to hang your feeder in a place that can be easily seen from your home. For example a hummingbird feeder hung in front of a window can be admired all day.
How Much Do Hummingbird Feeders Cost?
The styles and designs differ so much that itís difficult to determine a specific price. Hummingbird feeders and houses can cost anywhere from $10 to $50 - depending on style, design and features.
Greg Pilson is an avid bird watcher who also dabbles in freelance photography of his favorite subjects. He writes as a freelance writer for http://www.birdfeedersdirect.com Ė a site that offers information about various types of bird feeders, bird houses information and more.