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Hummingbird Nectar Recipe

A hummingbird flying to a jar of nectar being held in the air

Directions for making safe hummingbird food:

  1. Mix 1 part sugar with 4 parts water and bring to a boil to kill any bacteria or mold present
  2. Cool and fill feeder
  3. Extra sugar water may be stored in a refrigerator
  4. Red dye should not be added