Hummingbird Feeder Bats
Hummingbird Feeder Bats can be a problem!
In the Southwest, (which includes: Southern Arizona, Southwestern New Mexico, parts of Texas, Southern California and Mexico), bats enjoy feeding at hummingbird feeders.
Sherlock Holmes Isn’t Needed Here
How can you tell if bats are raiding your hummingbird feeders?
It’s easy because a bat can empty your feeder overnight.
It would take hummingbirds several days to empty the same feeder.
Hummingbirds and bats are opposites in many ways but both are attracted to nectar.
Up With the Chickens?
One fix to a problem of bats draining your hummingbird feeders is to take your feeders down at night and put them back up in the morning.
Ah! Yes Bee Guards!!
You can use hummingbird feeders with bee guards or attach bee guards to your feeders and sleep in.
It’s Only Natural
All of nature is interrelated, so we do not want to destroy the bats.
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