6 Simple Tips To Keep Ants Away From Your Hummingbird Feeder


If you’re a birder, I’m sure you’ll go through any length to make your sweet feathered friends feel comfortable in your space. 

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Maintain A Clean Feeder

Maintain a clean feeder can keep ants away as well as provide fresh-tasting nectar for your hummingbirds. 

Avoid And Patch Up Any Leaks

Ants can smell sweetness so if your feeder leaks, you may be inviting these ants. 

Use Fishing Line To Hang Your Feeder

One simple and smart move to keeping ants off hummingbird feeder is to use a fishing line to hang your feeder. 

Hang Feeders Above Water

Even though ants crawl, climb, and make a bridge out of each other, they still can’t swim.

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Move Or Relocate Feeders

Relocating or moving your hummingbird feeders to a different area in your garden may confuse these ants.

Install Ant Guard

Installing an ant guard is one way to keeping off ants from your hummingbird feeder. 

Keeping Ants Off Hummingbird Feeder

Ants can become a nuisance when they invade your hummingbird feeders.