Ant Problem with Hummingbird Feeder

by Taya

I have a ant problem.


Lots of ants come and eat the fruit and go to the hummingbird feeder and drink the nectar. Lots of them fall in so I have to clean it out and put more nectar in. What can I do to solve this problem?

Comments for Ant Problem with Hummingbird Feeder

Average Rating starstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

May 30, 2013
Rating
star
Fishing line
by: Phatt

Do you hang the feeder with the fish line? How do you use it? Am interested.

Aug 22, 2010
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
ant problem
by: Anonymous

I use a shepherd hook to hang my feeder and grease it with vasoline or any grease that will stay.
Ann B. in Tenn.

Jul 27, 2010
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
ants
by: Anonymous

If you have a pole your feeder is hanging from, then slap a bunch of axle grease on the bottom of the pole .. works fine for me..

Jun 16, 2010
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
fishing line
by: Anonymous

Try fishing line - it works.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Hummingbird Answers.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. FLORIDA BIRDS - ID PLEASE

    May 21, 18 04:03 PM

    Hi there.... I visited Florida on holiday from England and took so many photos of birds some of which I am unable to identify if anyone can help me it

    Read More

  2. FLORIDA BIRDS - ID PLEASE

    May 21, 18 04:03 PM

    Hi there, Some more herons from Florida. Again I was informed that these were Great Blue Herons but they all look different to me ??

    Read More

  3. FLORIDA BIRDS - ID PLEASE

    May 21, 18 04:02 PM

    Hi there - These are some herons I took photos of in Florida I was informed that one was a yellow crowned heron and the other two with the chicks in the

    Read More