wasps on my hummingbird feeders!

Asked August 10, 2017, 3:33 PM EDT

lately, wasps have been persistently feeding from our hummingbird feeders. do you have a suggestion for keeping them off? thank you.

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1 Response

We know of no way to keep the wasps off. They are attracted to sweet sources this time of year, so you might consider placing bowls of sugar water far from the hummingbird feeders to lure them away. The hummingbirds seem to be able to work around the wasps. Bird stores may have some ideas, too.

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