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Please, do not put honey, Jell-O, brown sugar, fruit, or red food coloring in your feeder! Honey ferments rapidly when diluted with water and can cause mouth sores and even kill hummingbirds. The red dye has NO beneficial ingredients, and it is not necessary to color the water to attract birds to your feeder. Further, there are unverified reports that red dye can cause tumors in hummers.

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Hummingbirds are very territorial and will use this swing as a perch to keep watch over their food source. Just hang it near a feeder or natural food source and give your hummingbirds a home.

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~Hummingbird food~ 4 cups water & 1 cup sugar. Bring water to a boil, add sugar and stir until dissolved. Allow to cool. Once cooled fill feeder.

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Shipping Tape To Deter Ants

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