When looking for a hummingbird feeder, you can choose among polycarbonate and glass varieties. Though most plastics used feature protective UV coating, glass comes with a bit of added sophistication and charm.
Glass hummingbird feeders often look like works of art and they can be used to completely transform a garden. Several such products have received an overwhelming number of positive customer reviews because of the quality and the ease of use. Here are some of these feeders.
Perky Pet 8117-2 Cobalt Blue Antique Bottle Hummingbird Feeder
This feeder offers a nice contrast to the traditional varieties that are predominantly red. The royal blue color will still attract many types of hummingbirds. Perky Pet 8117-2 features a beautiful cobalt glass bottle that has a 16-ounce capacity. The design is square rather than round, which is also a nice element.
There are four feeding ports that have decorative floral design. The base comes with a brushed silver finish.
The apart is easily detached from the bottle, which allows for a relatively simple cleaning process. According to the manufacturer’s recommendations, it’s best to wash the feeder thoroughly every two weeks.
Perky Pet is one of the most popular names in the world of hummingbird feeder design. If you do a bit of research, you’ll come across dozens of other beautiful glass designs by the same company. Most of the products have predominantly positive customer reviews and they’re available in several price ranges.
More Birds Vintage Hummingbird Feeder
If the sophistication of the design is your main priority, you should definitely check this glass hummingbird feeder out. More Birds Vintage features a clear glass bottle and a metallic base with red floral ports.
There are five metal perches and openings that give hummingbirds access to the nectar. The glass bottle is dishwasher-safe and the metal parts can be scrubbed gently with a sponge and some soap. The base unscrews easily and the mouth of the bottle is wide for access to the interior.
The bottle’s capacity is 20 ounces, which makes the feeder slightly bigger than the first product mentioned in the list.
Hummingbird Feeder with Perch by Best Home Products
A hand-blown glass feeder looks amazing and this Best Home Products item stands as evidence of the claim. It’s colorful and delicate, looking a lot more like a garden accessory than a bird feeder.
The glass bottle design opens in an iron base that features four floral ports and perches for hummingbirds. The kit also includes an S-hook for easy hanging.
Wide-mouth bottle design simplifies cleaning and the feeder comes apart effortlessly.
The bottle can hold up to 28 ounces of nectar.
Homestead 24-Ounce Hummingbird Feeder
This product was unfortunately discontinued by the manufacturer but it’s still one of the most popular hardened glass hummingbird feeders.
Homestead 24-Ounce Hummingbird Feeder features a hardened glass bottle and a two-piece base for effort-free cleaning. There are four decorative ports that feature a yellow floral design. The feeder also has a built-in ant guard that keeps insects away from the nectar.
In terms of decorative value, the feeder doesn’t disappoint. The bottle has an eight-flute design that will capture every ray of sunlight and reflect the sparkles. The see-through glass makes it easy to keep track of the nectar level and refill when necessary.
More Birds Glory Brushed Copper and Glass Hummingbird Feeder
The clear glass and the warm-colored copper work perfectly together to create a beautiful feeder that will attract hummingbirds to the garden. More Birds Glory Brushed Copper and Glass Hummingbird Feeder has a 14-ounce capacity, which makes it a bit smaller than the other products in the list.
There are five feeding stations with red decorative designs. The bottle opens in the copper base. It has a tube-like design that doesn’t get narrower towards the opening. Obviously, this design makes the bottle more convenient to clean.
This feeder can be hung and it can also be pole-mounted.
More Birds feeders are manufactured by Classic Brands – a company that has over 100 years of experience in the field of designing bird feeders. Because of these decades of experience, the feeders are very long-lived and beautiful to look at.