9 Reasons Hummingbirds Are Steering Clear Of Your Yard 

Lack of suitable flowers: Hummingbirds are attracted to nectar-producing flowers, so if your yard lacks these, they may not find it appealing.

Absence of native plants: Hummingbirds often prefer native plants because they have co-evolved with them and are more likely to provide the right type of nectar and habitat.

Insufficient variety: Hummingbirds are attracted to a variety of flower shapes, colors, and sizes. If your yard only has a few types of flowers, it may not be as attractive to them.

Lack of water sources: Hummingbirds need water not only for drinking but also for bathing. If your yard lacks water sources like birdbaths or misters, they may not feel welcome.

Predators: If there are predators in your yard, such as cats or birds of prey, hummingbirds may avoid it for fear of becoming prey themselves.

Pesticides: Chemical pesticides can harm hummingbirds directly or by reducing their food sources, so if you use them in your yard, hummingbirds may steer clear.

Lack of shelter: Hummingbirds need places to rest and hide from predators. If your yard lacks trees, shrubs, or other forms of vegetation, they may not feel safe.

Noise and disturbances: Hummingbirds are sensitive to noise and disturbances, so if your yard is frequently noisy or disrupted by humans or pets, they may avoid it.

Seasonal factors: Depending on the season, hummingbirds may migrate through your area or have different preferences for food and habitat. Ensuring your yard is attractive to them year-round can increase the likelihood of them visiting.