Finding the best hummingbird parts is important in making sure your feeder is always in great shape. Most feeders tend to wear out over time, especially those made from plastic as it tends to warp more quickly. We’ve outlined a list of the top 10 hummingbird replacement parts, including bases, reservoirs, flower ports, and feeder tubes.
1) Perky Pet Yellow Replacement Flowers
Featuring nine feeder flower replacements, the Perky Pet 202F yellow flowers are made to fit Perky Pet feeders specifically. Colorful and light, these are a great deal for an affordable price that includes free shipping.
2) Best-1 Hummingbird Feeder Replacement Bottom
Fitting all Best 1 feeders, the uniquely designed bottom replacement feeder part from Best designs is affordable and easy to fit into your feeder, if for some reason the base is no longer useable. Rated highly by users, this unit is 6.5 inches long by 6.25 inches wide.
3) Best Home Products Hummingbird Feeder Tubes
Using a special feeder glass tube with decorative designs and a flower cap for birds to sip from, the Best Home Products feeder tubes are colorful and easy to fit into most feeder types. A great project for arts and crafts users as well as school groups.
4) Parasol Replacement Flower Tubes
With hand blow red color glass, the Parasol flower tubes are great hummingbird feeder replacement parts thanks to their beautiful and artistic design. Can be fit into any top feeder Parasol hummingbird units.
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5) Best Home Products Silver and Yellow Replacement Metal Base
With a special tray and perch for Best Home Products feeders, this unit features a leak proof mechanism that keeps bees and wasps away. Also has four feed ports to let plenty of birds feed at the same time.
6) Perky Pet Yellow Bee Guards
Providing plenty of deterrents to bees who want to feast on your birds’ tasty nectar, the Perky Pet bee guards come in packs of 4 and are brightly colored to keep insects away.
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7) GrayBunny Feeder Deck Hook
With a smart design that lets you position the feeder anywhere you want on your home porch area, the GrayBunny feeder hook helps you place your hummingbird feeder in a way that lets you keep the clutter to a minimum. Attractive and sturdy.
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8) Parasol Replacement Glass Feeder Bottle
Providing a sturdy glass replacement for the feeder from BestNest designs, this hexagon bottle is made for Parasols feeders and holds 3 and a half ounces of nectar. With a body that is clear to let you see nectar levels at all times, this unit is affordable and highly rated.
9) Outdoor Decor Feeder Replacement Spout
With a tip, stopper, and tube replacement, this feeder part is useful for any type of feeder that needs to be maintained for bird nectar delivery. Small and compact, this replacement for your spout is attractive and brightly colored to bring plenty of birds to the yard.
10) Simply Homemade Hummingbird Feeder Tip and Tubes
Including stopper, tip and tubes, the Simply Homemade Feeder Replacements let you quickly fix any broken parts in your home hummingbird feeder. With brightly colored tips to attract hummers to drink, this is one of the easiest tube sets to replace, as well as being durable and sturdy.
Hummingbird Feeder Replacement Part Buying Tips
Finding the best hummingbird feeder replacement parts depends on getting sections to repair your feeder that are easy to maintain and clean. You also want your parts to stay durable and lasting for as long as possible. Including selections from Perky Pet and Best Home Products, there are plenty of good feeder part replacements available.
In buying your parts, first decide which areas of your feeder most need replacing. Typically you may find that the feeder tube tips and bee guards wear out most quickly, as they are small and easy to warp.
Hummingbird Feeder Replacement Part Selection Tips
Try to select parts made of glass or sturdy material as this tends to last long than plastic. Plastic has a habit of warping quickly and losing its shape and structure. Also, be sure to select parts from reputable companies like Perky Pet and Contempo Creatures. When choosing parts, try to find those that are easy to clean to let you quickly maintain your feeder and keep it safe and easy for birds to access.
Parts will usually specify if they are dishwasher safe. If so, this might be a good option if you are someone who prefers to avoid a lot of cleanup, making it easy for you to take care of your hummingbird feeder.
How to Repair Your Hummingbird Feeder
Fortunately, even in the unfortunate event that your feeder breaks, it’s not that hard to fix it. All you need is a few basic supplies and a bit of instruction. To repair your hummingbird feeder, you’ll need to find some replacement parts including feeding tubes, reservoirs, or bee guards, depending on the part you need to replace.
Repairing the Feeder Base
For repairing the bottom of your feeder, first make sure to obtain a good replacement bottom section. Also be sure the brand name matches the type of feeder you have. The last thing you want to have happen is to get a part that you can’t use because it wasn’t made for your brand.
Second, be sure to clean your feeder before replacing any parts. It can be hard to clean all parts of the feeder on a regular basis, so now is as good a time as any. To make sure you’re successfully replacing the bottom half of your feeder, simply screw off the base and add the new replacement hummingbird feeder part to it. Secure on with a few twists clockwise, adding glue if necessary for fully secure results.
Repairing Feeding Tubes and Ports
If you’re replacing the feeding tubes or ports, it isn’t too hard to remove the broken ones and quickly add new ones. Once you’ve obtained your new replacement ports, simply add them to the port opening sections after removing broken ports. Then insert each part carefully and fully secure it to make sure your parts will remain safely intact. When replacing bee guards, you should do the same, ensuring that the old parts are completely gone (so as to avoid injury to birds) while adding new parts according to the instructions included with your purchase.