DO NOT FEED
RED DYE NECTAR OR
RED FOOD COLORING
NO PRE-MADE NECTAR SHOULD BE GIVEN TO HUMMINGBIRDS UNLESS IT'S SUGAR WATER!!
Many people are unaware of the harmful effects that the red dye in the
store bought nectar has on these tiny birds. It leads to kidney failure
and eventual death.
Recipe 1 cup of White Granulated Sugar. 4 cups of boiled water. Let cool, fill feeders! DO NOT add red food coloring or dye to the food. There is NO nutritional value and can cause damage to their kidneys and may cause tumors and death. DO NOT
use brown sugar, powered sugar, maple syrup, karo syrup, Splenda, Equal, Sweet'N'Low, etc!! Only use White Granulated Sugar!