Repurposing metallic Christmas decoration hangers as perches on hummingbird feeders is extremely straightforward. All you may want are metallic Christmas decoration hangers that may simply be bent, like these Leafeon Christmas Decoration Hooks from Amazon. TikTok creator and hummingbird fanatic @hummingbirdsbringjoy exhibits how easy it’s to show these little metallic hooks into the right perches for all of your feathered pals.
Begin by bending the hooks right into a hook form, which ought to be straightforward sufficient because the wire is skinny and malleable. As soon as you have gotten a good semi-circular form, bend one hanger round every of the feeding holes on the feeder. Transfer the hangers round till they’re protruding at a super angle that is lengthy sufficient to carry the birds’ toes. Additionally be sure that the decoration hangers are bent large sufficient in order that the hummingbirds do not get their legs caught in them. Your DIY perches will permit the birds to not solely relaxation however will additionally give them the prospect to remain conscious of their environment. It is because, as an alternative of getting to exhaust all their vitality when hovering, they’re ready to go searching them for predators and different birds whereas feeding. The hummingbirds in your yard are positive to be thankful for your efforts.