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A bully hummingbird can easily take over several feeders if they’re placed close together. Moving feeders to different areas of the yard will create several hubs for feeding activity that one bird can't patrol as easily. For the best results, place feeders on different sides of your yard or around corners where one bird can’t see both at the same time.
It’s that time of year again! From early spring through late summer, backyard birders will be treated to the magical little zips, chirps and whirls of hummingbirds – that is, if they provide the goods! About 90% of hummingbird nutrition comes from nectar. A well-designed hummingbird nectar feeder optimizes the ability for these freaky-fast fliers to get the nutrition they need for the long journey ahead.