Why Hummingbirds Are Avoiding Your Birdbath (And What To Do About It)

Birdwatching has become quite popular over the years, appealing to more and more people of every age, gender, and nationality

Arguably one of the best things about birdwatching is that, no matter where you live, there are always a wide variety of potential species to watch for

Hummingbirds are different from most other birds, as they're typically smaller and faster. Because they're such unique and beautiful creatures, we're anxious to learn what they need so we can provide it in our yards.

One important thing to know is that hummingbirds will almost always avoid traditional birdbaths because the water is too deep. The good news is, there's a way to fix this problem with stones!


But that's not the end of the story. If hummingbirds have been steering clear of your yard, there are other, better water sources you could provide that will entice them in.

Hummingbirds do not need to drink water, because the nectar and sugar-water they constantly drink provides them with enough hydration.

However, they do seek out water for grooming and bathing purposes. For this reason, they are much more interested in a light mist, and the sound of water will draw them closer.

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