It is necessary to know how to make the right hummingbird bird bath for them to come to you place. Usually they get water drinking dew and nectar, but they also need it for bathing, so it is important to provide a good and safe place for this purpose.
Bird bath for hummingbirds should be much smaller and shallower than the ordinary one. But if you use an ordinary bird “pool”, but want to attract hummingbirds to visit your garden, it is necessary to put stones on the bottom of it to lessen the depth.
Hummingbird bird bath mister is considered to be one of the best water sources for these little creatures. The mister will spread the water on leaves making bathing spots and it will attract them. They will get water from these wet leaves or directly from the mister.
You can use hummingbird bird bath fountain in the backyard too. There are fountains which require electricity to keep the water circulating, but there are also battery-operated ones, like solar fountains. Sometimes special heated fountains are used. They help to keep water warm even in winter. The sounds of the running water will attract your feathered friends and they will bathe there with pleasure. At the same time when the water is constantly circulating, it also repels insects and they can’t oviposit nearby. So, a fountain has many advantages in comparison with ordinary water dishes.
As for the placement, avoid open places and try to make this landscape decoration as natural as possible. There should be trees, bushes and flowers. It is also possible to hanging “pool” for hummingbirds. You can just use a little shallow bowl with a little rim where they can just sit and dry out. And you will have the opportunity to admire their beauty more.