Water is important to hummingbirds as well as other birds. Here are some reasons which explain this that maybe you might not have ever considered before. Creating a water source will not only serve to help you attract hummingbirds more effectively but you will also be helping to ensure the survival of these birds.
It may surprise you to find out that birds don’t have salivary glands, so water is nessary to help the birds digest food. The water source will also assit the birds with their daily hygiene as well as helping the birds with the proper maintenance and care of their feathers. The proper care and maintenance of the birds feathers is extremely important because the feathers serve to help regulate the bird’s approperate body temperature.