After considering the two major types of humming bird feeders available in the market ( http://www.hummingbirdsplus.org/ ), it is up to the buyer to decide which feeder, under which category best suits his or her taste. Below is a short review on five feeders that have been considered bird friendly and easy to maintain and clean by hummingbird lovers and nature enthusiasts.
Oasis By Wood stream Humming Bird
This is a shatterproof plastic unit that has a brass hanging rod for branch or pole mounting at the top of its lid. The brass rod usually connects to the moat in order to prevent ants and other insects from getting to the nectar within the reservoir at the bottom. The lid is a bright red and the basin reservoir is clear and transparent.
Its dimensions are 10 x 10.14 x 2.31 inches and it weighs just one pound and can contain 16 ounces of nectar. Its circular shape allows for full perimeter perching on the six yellow feeding stations, with a drip free ant moat and a bee guard.
Hummzinger Ultra By Aspect Inc
This is a polycarbonate plastic made feeder that may be suspended from a branch or pole by its metal rod located at the top of the lid. The lid is usually a bright and colourful shade of red to attract the birds .it is easy to clean and refill.
Its dimensions are 2.25 x 7.8 x 8.37 inches and it also weighs one pound. , it also has a clear and transparent basin reservoir at the bottom that can hold 12 ounces of nectar.
This particular model has an ant moat, and patented nectar guards tips on it that deter bees. Raised flowers are angled to direct rain away from its four feeding ports.
Homestead Etched Hardened Glass
This is a hanging model that is made of hardened clear glass container and red plastic lid and a red reservoir for the ports. This feeder allows for a hook for suspension from a branch or a poll. Its two part base comes apart for easy filling and cleaning of the feeder.
Its vertical glass reservoir can hold 12 ounces of fluid, and is etched with a decorative bird and flower design on the glass container. Its dimensions are 6.2 x 6.2 x 10.2 inches and it weighs 12.8 ounces. It also has a full circumference perch and 4 raised yellow flower feeding ports that have ants and bee guards on them.
Droll Yankees Window Mount
As the name implies, this is a window-mount dish-style unit that is made of UV- stabilized polycarbonate plastic for durability and weather resistance. Its lid a bright shade of red with a clear basin reservoir at the bottom, Due to its simplistic style, it is easy to clean fill and maintain. Two suction cups are included to firmly place the feeder on a window sill.
Its dimensions are 5.9 x 5.9 x 3 inches and it weighs 3.2 ounces with two feeding ports but no perch for the feeding stations.
Bee And Wasp Proof Copper Feeder
This is a unique hanging model that is hand made from solid copper that has been twisted to form its own hook. A red plastic insert holds nectar, and a single perch and feeding station are included. It is bee and wasp proof.
Its dimensions are 8.8 x 4.6 x 2.2 inches and it weighs just 6.4 ounces. Its unique design features a copper rod twisted around the feeder that can then be hooked to a pole or hung on a branch.
These feeders are very inviting to beautiful hummingbirds. So, whether you plan to have the birds around for some kind of research study, photography collection or any other reasons, the feeders in this article are what we have picked out as the best.
Owning one will show you a new horizon of nature as their designs blend smoothly and fits wherever you position them.