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Hummingbird nectar is made by combining four parts water with one part white table sugar, slowly heating the solution for one or two minutes and then allowing it to cool, according to About.com. This mixture provides an ... More »

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The Wild Bird Shop of Cannon Beach, Oregon publishes a recipe for hummingbird syrup on its website at WildBirdShop.com. The recipe mimics flower nectar and consists of just table sugar and water. The sugar water mixture ... More »

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Hummingbirds prefer brightly-colored plants that provide shade, shelter and food, preferably with enough room between plants to allow them to hover easily. White table sugar dissolved and fermented in purified or bottled... More »

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To make hummingbird nectar, mix one part sugar to four parts water. Stir the mixture as you heat it on the stove until it begins to boil. Remove it from the heat and let it cool to room temperature before pouring it in t... More »

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Hummingbird feeders should be filled with sugar water mixed at a ratio of one part white sugar to four parts water. This ratio approximates the sugar content of natural flower nectar and provides a good source of calorie... More »

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The type of food you put in a hummingbird feeder is called nectar, which can be made at home. Simply add 1/4 cup of sugar per 1 cup of water. More »

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Successful hummingbird nectar contains 4 parts water to 1 part white sugar. Heating the sugar solution slows fermentation, kills mold and bacteria, and helps the sugar dissolve. More »

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